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News Advisory: Dock and Buoy Removal to Begin

 October 12, 2006

The summer boating season on the St. Lawrence River has drawn to a close.  To prepare for the winter weather which will soon be upon us, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) will be removing the following docks and buoys beginning the week of October 16.  In order to ensure the safety of the workers and pleasure boaters, the docks need to be removed prior to freezing temperatures.

Town and Village of Waddington

  • Howard Park Docks

  • Whitaker Park Docks

  • Old Milk Factory Buoys

Town of Massena

  • Massena Intake Docks

  • Hawkins Point Dock & Buoy

  • South Channel Buoy

  • Massena Country Club

Town of Louisville

  • Sand Island

NYPA will notify the public in the spring when the docks and buoys will be reinstalled.  

CONTACT:                     Jill R. Chamberlain, Community Relations Associate, NYPA, at (315) 764-0226, ext. 300, or
(800)262-NYPA, if calling from New York State.

                                    Dan Parker, Senior Licensing Specialist, NYPA at (315) 764-0226, ext. 219, or (800) 262-NYPA, if calling from New York State.                                

 About NYPA:

 ■    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.  ■    NYPA is a leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives.  ■    It is the nationís largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.


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