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NYPA Completes Installation of Docks and Buoys Along the St. Lawrence River

Karen White
315-764-0226, ext. 863

May 2, 2008 


MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has completed installation of docks and buoys along the St. Lawrence River in the vicinity of its St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project, in the towns of Waddington and Massena.

NYPA workers have installed docks and buoys in the following locations:

Town and Village of Waddington:

Howard Park Docks
Whitaker Park Docks
Old Milk Factory Buoys

Town of Massena: 

Massena Intake Docks
Hawkins Point Dock & Buoy
South Channel Buoy

The docks at Sand Island and the Massena Country Club in the Town of Louisville will be installed by May 29.

All the docks and buoys are scheduled to be removed in October. NYPA will notify the public prior to their removal.

    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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