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Power Authority Staff Members to Give Presentation on Electric Safety

Steve Ramsey

September 20, 2007 


NORTH BLENHEIM – Staff members from the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage project will give a presentation on electrical safety at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 27, at the Middleburgh Library on Main Street in the Village of Middleburgh. 

NYPA representatives will work with pictures and everyday household appliances to help children recognize and learn responsible electrical safety behavior. All participants will receive a free electrical safety booklet as well as a safety certificate. 

For more information on the September 27 program, please call 518-827-5142. 

 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 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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