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 Press Advisory and Photo Opportunity: Earth Day Event Set for Staten Island Zoo

April 25, 2008

In celebration of Earth Day, the New York Power Authority will have representatives at the Staten Island Zoo on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and will host an informational booth and display a hybrid-electric vehicle.

Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children between the ages of 3 and 14; children two years-old and younger can enter free of charge.

WHAT:       Earth Day Event

DATE:        Saturday, April 26

TIME:         10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

 PLACE:     Staten Island Zoo

 CONTACT: Staten Island Zoo, 614 Broadway, 718-442-3101

 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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