Power Authority Reopens Popular
April 23, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LEWISTON―The popular fishing pier at the base of
the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant
reopened last Friday (April 20) after being closed for the winter.
The pier, open daily from dawn to dusk, is
admission-free and handicapped-accessible. Handicapped parking is
available adjacent to the pier and general parking is available at
the top of the hill next to the roadway that provides access to the
The Moses plant is the main generating facility at
the Power Authorityís Niagara Power Project.
■ 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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