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 Press Advisory and Photo Opportunity: April 19 Earth Day Expo Set for South Bronx

April 18, 2008

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will join various South Bronx organizations in co-sponsoring the “Get Green South Bronx Earth Festival,” an admission-free Earth Day Expo on Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The Power Authority will have a booth, at which employees will distribute literature. NYPA will also display a hybrid-electric vehicle.

WHAT:            “Get Green South Bronx Earth Festival”

DATE:            Saturday, April 19

TIME:             10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PLACE:          St. Mary's Park on St. Ann's Avenue, between 146th street and 148th street, 718-729-3001

CONTACT:     Sobeida Cruz, director of public and governmental affairs, Lower Hudson Valley, 914-718-8184

 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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