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Boat Launch at NYPA's Hawkins Point Visitors Center Will be Closed June 23 and 24

Contact:
Karen White
315-764-0226 Ext. 863
karen.white@nypa.gov

June 19, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

MASSENA—The boat launch at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Hawkins Point visitors center will be closed on Monday, June 23 and Tuesday, June 24. 

The boat launch will be closed during the preparations for NYPA’s 50th anniversary celebration of the first power produced at the St. Lawrence-FDR project. 

The boat launch is scheduled to re-open on Wednesday, June 25. 

 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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