Power Authority Fishing Piers Open for the Season
April 11, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LEWISTON—The fishing pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant—the main generating facility at the Niagara Power Project—and the fishing pier near the Upper Mountain Fire Company at the Lewiston Reservoir will open for the summer season tomorrow, Thursday, April 12.
■ 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. ■ Approximately 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.