NYPA Will Clean House with Green
Clark Energy Center, Marcy: 315-792-8261
March 3, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARCY—The Power Authority’s Clark Energy Center is
responding to an Executive Order by Gov. George Pataki with a
program to purchase and use cleaning products that are biodegradable
and low in toxicity to reduce the environmental impact of routine
Executive Order 134 issued in early in 2005,
recognizes that cleaning state facilities involves release of
chemicals through evaporation of volatile components or leaving
residue on cleaned surfaces, and directs state agencies to procure
and use products minimizing potential impacts to human health and
At NYPA’s Clark Energy Center in Marcy, Pat
Donnelly, Facility Materials Superintendent, said “The use of
environmentally preferred products will benefit the environment and
the health and safety of employees, custodial workers, visitors and
other building occupants.”
The environmentally friendly products have been
ordered and will be introduced at Marcy and at all other Power
Authority facilities from Western New York to New York City within
the next several weeks.
■ NYPA 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.
n NYPA is a leader
in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. n
It is the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with
18 generating plants in various parts of the state and more than
1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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