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Weather factors help ease concerns about Lake Ontario shoreline flooding

Experts with the board that helps regulate Lake Ontario sound cautiously optimistic that shoreline property owners won't face the kinds of flooding...
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Wed, 04/29/2020 - 1:38pm
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IJC to review Plan 2014

After pressure from lawmakers and residents of the shoreline, the International Joint Commission is reviewing Lake Ontario regulation Plan 2014. The...
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Wed, 03/04/2020 - 5:00am
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Shipping delay for Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River

The start of the shipping season on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River will be delayed by at least 12 days. It’s due to the efforts to try and deal...
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Wed, 02/26/2020 - 10:43am
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Continued flexibility allowed in setting Lake Ontario outflows

The board that helps regulate the level of Lake Ontario says it will continue to have some flexibility in taking steps that may help ease potential...
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Sat, 11/23/2019 - 1:09am
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NYS expands lawsuit over Lake Ontario flooding

Governor Andrew Cuomo and NYS Attorney General Letitia James have announced an expanded lawsuit against the International Joint Commission, for “failing...
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Sat, 11/16/2019 - 9:13am
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Governor expands eligibility for funding for lakeshore resiliency projects

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced some changes this week to his plan to build back the southern shore of Lake Ontario. The state's Resiliency and Economic...
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Thu, 10/03/2019 - 4:42am
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Greece Supervisor Bill Reilich appointed to lake level management board

Greece Supervisor Bill Reilich will have a new role in overseeing Lake Ontario. Earlier this year, the International Joint Commission decided to add two...
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Wed, 09/04/2019 - 5:37am
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Lake Ontario continues decline despite reduced outflows

Despite reduced outflows, water levels on Lake Ontario continue to decline. A report Friday from the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board...
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 11:03am
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Lake Ontario outflows reduced

The International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board announced it’s reducing outflows. This means it’ll be letting less water from Lake Ontario...
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 8:13am
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Silk O'Loughlin's reopening after high water goes down

A lakeside business is finally reopening after high water levels forced it to close. Michael Mckeon is the owner of Silk O’Loughlin’s, right on the...
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Wed, 08/21/2019 - 12:59pm
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