Photo and Caption: NYPA's Jeff Geller and Lewis Payne Industry Award
New York Power Authority EPRI Technology Transfer Awards winners honored at Feb. 14 ceremonies included Jeff Geller, left, environmental scientist, NYPA, and Lewis Payne, right, right-of-way environmental supervisor, NYPA, with Bryan Hannegan, vice president, Environment and Renewable Energy, EPRI.
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