Lake Ontario

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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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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Connections: Governor Andrew Cuomo on Lake Ontario flooding

We’re joined by Governor Andrew Cuomo for a conversation about efforts to remediate flooding on Lake Ontario. Last month, the governor announced $300...
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Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:49am
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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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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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