PRESS ADVISORY AND PHOTO
Capital Region Envirothon Set For
NYPA Visitors Center
April 23, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
In celebration of
Earth Day, the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped
Storage Power Project visitors center will host this year's Capital
Region Envirothon on Thursday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Approximately 20 high
school teams, representing Schoharie, Albany and Schenectady
counties, will take part in the competition that tests students’
knowledge of aquatics, soil, forestry, wildlife, sustainability and
pre-register, but admission is free for spectators. There will be
ample opportunity for photos.
Capital Region Envirothon
DATE: Thursday, April
TIME: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa project visitors center,
716-286-6661 or toll-free at 1-866-697-2386
Ramsey, community relations manager at the Blenheim-Gilboa project,
1-800-724-0309, or Paul DeMichele, information specialist,
■ 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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