Media Advisory: New York
Power Authority to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Power
Contract with Newton Falls Fine Paper Co.
April 3, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will hold a
public hearing on April 8 on a proposed power supply contract with
Newton Falls Fine Paper Co. in St. Lawrence County.
The power allocation would be provided under the
Preservation Power Program, which was established by a 2005 New York
State law for qualified businesses in St. Lawrence, Jefferson and
Public hearing on hydropower contract with Newton Falls Fine Paper
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
LOCATION: Frank S.
McCullough, Jr., Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch, 21
Hawkins Point Rd., Massena, N.Y.
The proposed contract with Newton Falls Fine Paper
can be accessed online at
■ 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
nationís 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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