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Representatives From Croatia Visit Niagara Power Project To Discuss “Crossborder Issues”

October 17, 2011

NYPA Hosts Croatian Visitors

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The Power Vista, the visitors center for the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Niagara Power Project, hosted representatives from Croatia under the auspices of the United States Department of State, International Visitor Leadership Program for Croatia entitled “Crossborder Issues.”  They were, Tea Karaman, second from left, Department of Regional Initiatives Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Croatia and Maja Simunic, second from right, Department of Analytics and Speech Writing, Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Croatia.   .

One of the goals of their three-week visit to the United States was to learn about federal, state and local governmental programs that involve U.S. and Canada.  Doug Harding, left, General Maintenance Superintendent, NYPA, and also NYPA representative on the Niagara River Board of Control briefed the representatives on the bi-national organization that regulates the use of the Niagara River waters for hydroelectric generation by the U.S. and Canada.  As part of the Oct. 12 visit, Renee Maillet, right, Senior Tour Guide, NYPA, gave a guided tour of the Power Vista which included information about the Niagara Power Project, New York State’s largest power generator.

Photo Credit:  New York Power Authority

For more information, please contact:

Connie M. Cullen
New York Power Authority
914-390-8196

Josephine Perini
Director
Rochester International Council
International Visitor Leadership Program
U.S. State Department
585-820-6057


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