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Media Advisory: Economic Development Power Allocation Board to Meet December 14

December 10, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WHITE PLAINS—The Economic Development Power Allocation Board will hold a meeting via videoconference on Monday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m.

Consistent with Section 104(4) of the Open Meetings Law, the public has the right to attend the meeting at any of the videoconference locations below: 

Empire State Development, 95 Perry Street, Suite 500, Buffalo, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries:  Karen Mahony (716) 846-8250

New York Power Authority, 123 Main Street, 16th Floor, Executive Conference Room, White Plains, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries:  Angela Graves (914) 287-3092

New York Power Authority, 30 South Pearl Street, 10th Floor, Albany, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries:  MaryJean Frank (518) 433-6730

St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project, 830 Barnhart Island Rd., Massena, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries:  Pat Sharlow (315) 764-0226,
extension 431

The meeting can also be viewed via the Internet by visiting the Power Authority’s Web site at www.nypa.gov and clicking on “Meetings and Webcasts,” to the right of the page, and then another link entitled “Watch Meeting.”

All media inquiries regarding the meeting should be directed to Michael Saltzman at (914) 390-8181.

 

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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