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WNY Power Proceeds Allocation Board to Recommend Economic Development Funding

(November 18, 2013)

WNY Power Proceeds Allocation Board to Recommend Economic Development Funding

BUFFALO—The Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board is scheduled to meet TODAY, Monday, November 18, at 3 p.m., at the Empire State Development offices, 95 Perry Street, Suite 500, Buffalo, New York.

The proceeds board is expected to make funding recommendations under legislation signed into law last year by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to apply the net earnings of the market sale of unutilized hydropower from the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant to support the growth of businesses in the region.

Consistent with Section 104(4) of the Open Meetings Law, the public has the right to attend Monday’s meeting, which will be video streamed at http://www.nypa.gov/wnyppab. Media inquiries should be directed to the Press Hotline of Empire State Development, at (800) 260-7313 or to PressOffice@ESD.NY.GOV.

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