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Dock, Buoy Installations Scheduled

Contact Information:
Jill Winters
(315) 764-6841
jill.winters@nypa.gov

April 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA— The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will begin installation of docks and buoys along the St. Lawrence River in the vicinity of its St.Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project during the week of April 21. The process is expected to take about two weeks, but is dependent on weather and river conditions.

Dock installation will begin at NYPA’s Frank S. McCullough Hawkins Point Visitors Center and end at the Howard Park docks in the town of Waddington.

Docks and buoys will be installed at the following locations:

Town of Massena:

- Hawkins Point Visitors Center & Boat Launch.

- Massena Intake docks.

- South Channel buoys.

- Massena Country Club docks.

Town/Village of Waddington:

- Whittaker Park docks.

- Old Milk Factory buoys.

- Howard Park docks.

All docks and buoys will be removed towards the end of October, before ice creates unsafe conditions for workers and the boating public. NYPA will provide public notice in advance of this work.

About NYPA:

■ The New York Power Authority has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020. ■ NYPA 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 the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA 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 visit www.nypa.gov and follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.