|New York Power Authority and State Parks to Mark Completion of $6 Million Upgrade of Reservoir State Park|
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(914) email@example.comLou Paonessa
|October 22, 2012|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) will be joined by Western New York officials on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 11:30 a.m. at Reservoir State Park to mark the completion of $6 million of improvements to recreational facilities and other measures for enhancing the 133-acre park.
NYPA President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones and OPRHP Commissioner Rose Harvey will highlight the park improvements at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The extensive work stems from commitments made by NYPA under the 2007 federal relicensing of the Niagara Power Project.
EVENT: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony: Exit 190 North at Route 31-Witmer Old Military Rd. and proceed to
Exit 190 North at Route 31-Witmer
Old Military Rd. and proceed toWinter Pavilion. Town of Lewiston CONTACTS: Lou Paonessa, (716) 548-2141
■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. ■Approximately 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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