NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

POWER AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

 

The Power Authority of the State of New York (Authority) will hold a public hearing at the Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors’ Center at the St. Lawrence/FDR Power Project in Massena, New York, on Thursday, November 6, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. on a contract for the sale of 478 MW (374 MW firm and 104 MW interruptible) of Preservation Power to Alcoa, Inc.  The Authority’s existing contract with Alcoa expires on June 30, 2013.  The new 30-year contract would take effect on July 1, 2013, with one 10-year option to extend under certain defined circumstances related to the availability of power and aluminum prices over the initial term. 

 

Copies of the proposed contract may be inspected at the Authority’s office at the address below, or online at the Authority’s website, www.nypa.gov

 

Those wishing to make an oral statement at the hearing are asked to provide to the Authority, in writing, in advance of the hearing, their name(s), the name of the organization or group they represent and the estimated length of their statement, which should not exceed five minutes.  Two copies of any written statements must be submitted to the Authority at the hearing.

 

Individuals or organizations not appearing at the hearing may submit their written statements either in hard copy or electronically to the mailing or e-mail address listed below by Monday, November 17, 2008.    For further information, including the address of other Authority offices at which copies of the proposed agreements may be inspected, contact:

 

POWER AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

Anne Cahill, Corporate Secretary

123 Main Street

White Plains, New York 10601

(914) 390-8036

secretarys.office@nypa.gov

 

 

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