IJC http://wrvo.org en Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River pose concerns for IJC http://wrvo.org/post/lake-ontario-st-lawrence-river-pose-concerns-ijc <p>The organization responsible for regulating water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River is holding a series of public hearings in upstate New York and Canada this week, presenting a new management plan. The International Joint Commission, or IJC, attracted criticism for its last draft of the plan, called <a href="http://www.ijc.org/loslr/en/solution/">Bv7</a>, which aimed to alter water levels to decrease environmental damage around the Great Lake.<br> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:53:44 +0000 Kate O'Connell & Gino Geruntino 41199 at http://wrvo.org Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River pose concerns for IJC Another new St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario water levels plan http://wrvo.org/post/another-new-st-lawrence-and-lake-ontario-water-levels-plan <p>People along the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario will get a chance to weigh in on a new water levels plan next month.</p><p>Regulators say the plan, called “Plan 2014,” still helps the environment by returning more natural ebbs and flows to the water bodies. But they would have caused more shoreline damage on Lake Ontario.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 13:16:42 +0000 David Sommerstein 39544 at http://wrvo.org Another new St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario water levels plan Rising concern about changes to Lake Ontario water levels http://wrvo.org/post/rising-concern-about-changes-lake-ontario-water-levels <p>The water levels in Lake Ontario have a significant impact on the economic and environmental viability of harbors in upstate New York and Canada. As a result, a proposed plan to change the management of those water levels has raised some concerns in waterfront communities. Sat, 04 May 2013 09:58:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 37250 at http://wrvo.org Rising concern about changes to Lake Ontario water levels Lake Ontario lawmakers ask Cuomo to halt IJC water levels plan http://wrvo.org/post/lake-ontario-lawmakers-ask-cuomo-halt-ijc-water-levels-plan <p>State lawmakers representing communities along the south shore of Lake Ontario are lining up against a plan to regulate water levels in the lake, and in the St. Lawrence River system. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:49:01 +0000 Julie Grant 20928 at http://wrvo.org