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Governor's REDI Commission solicits ideas for resiliency projects on Lake Ontario

The governor’s new commission on shoreline resiliency met for the first time this week with local representatives from across the southern shore of Lake...
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Thu, 07/11/2019 - 8:40am
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International Joint Commission to maintain record outflow from Lake Ontario

For lakeshore property owners, there’s no quick fix to the high water levels, even though the organization that regulates those levels will continue...
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Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:46am
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Rep. Morelle and town officials push for funding for Great Lakes resiliency study

Local Congressman Joe Morelle is pushing for funding of a ‘Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study.’ Morelle joined Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich,...
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Sat, 06/29/2019 - 1:31pm
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IJC commissioners and local stakeholders talk about Lake Ontario flooding

Although members of the joint U.S. - Canadian agency that oversees a water regulation plan came to Central New York on Friday, some of those attending a...
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Sat, 06/29/2019 - 9:27am
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Reports: IJC may hold emergency meeting to consider more flood control measures along Lake Ontario

There is word that the board of the International Joint Commission, the U.S. – Canadian agency that manages the waters shared by the two countries, may...
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Wed, 06/12/2019 - 3:52am
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Gov. Cuomo announces up to $300 million for communities impacted by flooding

Governor Andrew Cuomo and a number of state agency officials were in Rochester on Monday to kick a new commission which will work to toughen the...
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Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:34pm
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Officials look for Lake Ontario water levels to stabilize

Officials who help regulate the level of Lake Ontario are pointing to some hopeful signs in the effort to deal with the ongoing flooding issues along...
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Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:32am
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Winds help bring flooding waters into the Town of Greece

Winds from the east and northeast have washed more water onto the south shore of Lake Ontario and caused flooding in parts of the Town of Greece. Monroe...
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Tue, 05/28/2019 - 12:31pm
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Lake Ontario likely to exceed 2017 water levels

Water levels in Lake Ontario keep rising. The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board said on Monday that water levels have reached 248.85...
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Mon, 05/27/2019 - 2:34pm
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Irondequoit supervisor among those watching and waiting as lake and bay levels rise

As the level of Lake Ontario continues to rise, it is making for some tense times for both residents and local officials. Irondequoit Supervisor Dave...
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Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:42am
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