Media Advisory: New York Power Authority Trustees to meet dec. 15 on long island

December 10, 2009


WHITE PLAINS—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m. in Melville, N.Y.

The scheduling of the meeting on Long Island is part of NYPA’s efforts to hold board meetings in various New York State regions to further accessibility to the public. Under Section 104(4) of the Open Meetings Law, the public has the right to attend the meetings at any of the videoconference locations.

WHAT:         NYPA Trustees meeting

DATE:           Tuesday, Dec. 15

TIME:            11 a.m.

PLACE:        Hilton Long Island/Huntington Hotel - Hargrave Conference Room
598 Broad Hollow Rd.
Melville, N.Y.

New York Power Authority
123 Main St. - 16th Floor Executive Conference Room
White Plains, N.Y.

CONTACT:   For media inquiries, Michael Saltzman at (914) 390-8181
For non-media inquiries, Angela Graves - (914) 287-3092

The Trustees’ meeting will be posted on the Power Authority’s Web site (www.nypa.gov) within three days of its occurrence for those interested in viewing it on the Internet.  It can be accessed from the NYPA home page under “Meetings and Webcasts,” on the right side of the page, and then by clicking on “Watch Meeting.”



About NYPA:

■ The New York Power Authority 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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower.  Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state. ■For more information, www.nypa.gov.

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