Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: Economic Development Power Allocation Board to Meet May 17
May 13, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHITE PLAINS—The Economic Development Power Allocation Board will hold a meeting via videoconference on Monday, May 17, at 10 a.m.
Consistent with Section 104(4) of the Open Meetings Law, the public has the right to attend the meeting at any of the videoconference locations shown below:
Empire State Development, 95 Perry Street, Suite 500, Buffalo, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries: Karen Mahony (716) 846-8250
New York Power Authority, 123 Main Street, 16th Floor, Executive Conference Room, White Plains, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries: Angela Graves (914) 287-3092
New York Power Authority, 501 7th Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries: Jesse Perez (646) 496-4500
St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project, 830 Barnhart Island Rd., Massena, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries: Clara Austin (315) 764-0226,
City of Oswego Community Development, 20 W. Oneida St., 3rd Floor, Oneida,
Designated contact for non-media inquiries: Lisa Donabella (315) 343-3795
The meeting can also be viewed via the Internet by visiting the Power Authority’s Web site at www.nypa.gov and clicking on “Meetings and Webcasts,” near the center of the page, and then another link entitled “Watch Live.”
All media inquiries regarding the meeting should be directed to Michael Saltzman at (914) 390-8181.
■ The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting energy efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives. ■ It is the nation's largest state public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state. ■For more information, www.nypa.gov.