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Cuomo calls on IJC to maximize outflows from Lake Ontario to help mitigate flooding

Governor Andrew Cuomo is asking the International Joint Commission to maximize outflows of water from Lake Ontario. He sent a letter to the U.S. Chair...
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Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:41am
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Monroe County receives state funds to help with shoreline projects after last year's flooding

Monroe County is receiving some state funding to help with problems caused by flooding along the Lake Ontario shoreline. County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo...
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Tue, 02/27/2018 - 9:30am
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New plan in Greece to deal with potential flooding

Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich has a plan to ward off potential floodwaters this year. He has commissioned the installation of new shut-off valves...
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Tue, 02/06/2018 - 9:23am
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Cuomo calls on feds to take emergency action on flooding problems

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling for a federal agency to take emergency action to help residents along the Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River...
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Sun, 02/04/2018 - 5:23pm
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Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence Board works on trying to help reduce high lake levels

Water levels on Lake Ontario are well below the record peak they hit last May, but they are relatively high for this time of year. That’s according to...
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Fri, 02/02/2018 - 4:54am
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Senators urge Army Corp to fund Lake Ontario flood strategy

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York's U.S. senators want the Army Corps of Engineers to fund a new study of what needs to be done to prevent future flood...
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Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:42am
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NYS to increase aid to homeowners impacted by shoreline damage

New York State will double available funding for homeowners impacted by shoreline flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River last year....
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Fri, 01/26/2018 - 9:01am
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Local officials still trying for disaster declaration to recoup costs of flood damage

Monroe County's eligibility for federal assistance for flood damage is under review, according to a FEMA spokesman. When President Trump issued a major...
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Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:21pm
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Trump approves disaster aid for some counties hit by Lake Ontario flooding

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal recovery aid will be coming to Lake Ontario shoreline communities after President Donald Trump issued a major disaster...
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Tue, 11/14/2017 - 1:01pm
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Greece residents worry about winter, spring as lake levels remain high

As a lakeshore flood warning remains in effect until early Tuesday morning, Lake Ontario shoreline residents are breaking out the sandbags once again to...
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Tue, 10/31/2017 - 3:33am
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