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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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Federal watchdog agency to review plan for regulating Lake Ontario

The federal government’s congressional watchdog agency is taking a look at a controversial plan that helps adjust water levels on Lake Ontario.
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Thu, 08/08/2019 - 11:27am
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Governor allocates money to shoreline property owners

Gov. Andrew Cuomo made an announcement about Lake Ontario homeowners Wednesday on WXXI’s Connections , saying some money from the resiliency development...
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Thu, 08/08/2019 - 5:52am
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National group goes after invasive mussels in the Great Lakes

A renewed effort to fight invasive mussels in the Great Lakes is underway. Invasive quagga and zebra mussels aren’t new to the Great Lakes. But...
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Tue, 07/23/2019 - 6:56am
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IJC to add new members to lake management board

Since the flooding of 2017, the International Joint Commission has been criticized for mismanagement of Lake Ontario. Now, in response to some of those...
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Wed, 07/17/2019 - 8:38pm
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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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