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New York Power Authority Helps Spread Holiday Cheer to Astoria Community            

Contact:
Joseph Leary
(914) 390-8187
joseph.leary@nypa.gov

December 4, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ASTORIA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is a supporter of the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) holiday gathering on Sunday, Dec. 10.

The annual event, to begin at noon at the La Guardia Marriott Hotel, gives Astoria’s community leaders and residents a chance to come together and enjoy holiday festivities as a communal family.

“NYPA has always been counted on to rally to the assistance of community events whenever possible and we look forward to continuing our support,” said Joseph Leary, NYPA’s director of public and governmental affairs for Southeastern New York.

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 ■    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 nation’s 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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