|Power Authority Fishing Piers Close for Winter Season|
|November 26, 2012|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
LEWISTON—The fishing pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant, the main generating facility at the Niagara Power Project, will close for the winter season on Thursday, November 29. The pier will reopen once ice conditions clear in the spring; however, the fish cleaning station will not reopen until the possibility of freezing temperatures has passed. The fishing pier near the Upper Mountain Fire Company at the Lewiston Reservoir will also close for the season on November 29 and will reopen once ice conditions clear in the spring.
■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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