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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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Eligibility requirements announced for state program on lake flood damage

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced eligibility requirements for the 2019 Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Flood Relief and Recovery Program that will...
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Fri, 08/30/2019 - 8:27pm
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Monroe County lifts boating restrictions

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has lifted the ‘state of emergency’ put into place on May 9 along Lake Ontario, Irondequoit Bay, Braddock’s Bay,...
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Fri, 08/30/2019 - 10:48am
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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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Great Lakes could remain high for months

Lake Ontario is on the decline, but that doesn’t mean the worst is over. The Army Corps of Engineers announced it doesn't expect the water in the Great...
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Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:59pm
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New York Sea Grant wants to help homeowners build back shoreline

The New York Sea Grant is working with homeowners looking to repair their eroded shorelines. Erosion is a growing concern along the southern shore of...
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Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:51am
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Group calls for national standard to monitor algal blooms

With harmful algal blooms posing an increasing risk to freshwater sources across the country, one group is looking for better ways to track them. The...
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Thu, 08/08/2019 - 11:40am
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