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Media Advisory: New York Power Authority to Hold Public Hearing on  Proposed Power Contract with Newton Falls Fine Paper Co.

April 3, 2009


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 Franklin counties.   

EVENT:             Public hearing on hydropower contract with Newton Falls Fine Paper Co.                    

DATE:               Wednesday, April 8, 2009 

TIME:                11 a.m.

LOCATION:       Frank S. McCullough, Jr., Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch, 21 Hawkins Point Rd., Massena, N.Y.

CONTACT:        Michael Saltzman
                        (914) 390-8181

 The proposed contract with Newton Falls Fine Paper can be accessed online at

  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 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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