Lake Ontario

GAO report calls for better communication efforts by the International Joint Commission

A recent report from the Government Accountability Office says that the International Joint Commission, the agency that helps regulate water levels on...
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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 7:06am
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Ontario Beach Park open for swimming

Public swimming at Ontario Beach Park is now open for the 2020 season. Monroe County Executive Adam Bello said that county lifeguards are on duty and...
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Fri, 06/26/2020 - 7:32am
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RIT researchers using grant to study microplastics pollution in Lake Ontario

Researchers at RIT are working to find out how tiny particles of plastic pollution are impacting Lake Ontario. Earlier this year, the university...
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 5:10am
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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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Cuomo announces 20 dredging sites along Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River

Twenty sites along the Lake Ontario shoreline and the St. Lawrence River have been selected for dredging in order to prevent future flooding. Governor...
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Wed, 02/12/2020 - 12:16pm
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Outflows increased from Lake Ontario

Outflows will be increased from Lake Ontario. Lake Ontario is still high -- about 246 feet high. The Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board says they’re...
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Tue, 12/31/2019 - 4:59am
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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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