By Assemblyman Will Barclay
There is a new water level plan proposed for Lake Ontario that will threaten shoreline property and recreational activity, and damage public infrastructure.
Plan 2014 has been proposed by the International Joint Commission. The IJC is comprised of six members from Canada and the U.S.
It was created to help handle issues in shared waters, such as the Great Lakes. Proponents of the plan say Plan 2014 will return the lake levels to a more natural state, and therefore create higher highs and lower lows, depending on the time of year.
I fear these new highs and lows will have a significant and detrimental impact on all property and business owners along Lake Ontario and communities have not been given enough consideration with this new study.
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