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NYPA CEO Richie Kessel hands out the signing pens to state and local lawmakers.
NYPA CEO Richie Kessel hands out the signing pens to state and local lawmakers.

NYPA delivers economic anticipation to St. Lawrence County

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The New York Power Authority delivered a big heap of hope to St. Lawrence County yesterday. State and local officials gathered in Massena to sign a contract to receive 16 million dollars and 20 megawatts of cheap power for economic development. The gift is meant to compensate for the loss of St. Lawrence River waterfront due to the Moses-Saunders hydropower dam. Wrangling among St. Lawrence County leaders delayed the payment by almost a decade. And while there's relief the fund is finally here, there's no plan yet on how to use it. David Sommerstein reports.

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