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Statement by Timothy S. Carey on Release of EPA Study on School Bus Emissions

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Brian Warner
(914) 390-8183
brian.warner@nypa.gov

May 21, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

BRONX—“The New York Power Authority has a long record of green initiatives to help improve air-quality in the New York City area. The Clean School Bus Program mentioned here today, helped the Department of Education jump-start efforts to address school bus emissions.  We are especially pleased that 491 school buses operating in the Bronx now have diesel oxidation catalyst,” said Timothy S. Carey, president and chief executive officer, NYPA.  “In the Hunts Point area, we’ve supported efforts to electrify the utility vehicles at the new markets while also providing electric delivery trucks for the U.S. Postal Service.”

  About NYPA:

 ■    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 a leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives.  ■    It is the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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