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Power Authority Reopens Popular Fishing Pier

Contact:
Joanne Willmott
716-286-6651
joanne.willmott@nypa.gov

April 23, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

LEWISTON―The popular fishing pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant reopened last Friday (April 20) after being closed for the winter.

The pier, open daily from dawn to dusk, is admission-free and handicapped-accessible.  Handicapped parking is available adjacent to the pier and general parking is available at the top of the hill next to the roadway that provides access to the pier.

The Moses plant is the main generating facility at the Power Authorityís Niagara Power Project.

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