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Sen. Schumer raises concerns about Lake Ontario's water level

Sen. Schumer raises concerns about Lake Ontario's water level

WHECTV
Updated: December 05, 2019 01:10 PM
Created: December 05, 2019 12:33 PM

WASHINGTON (WHEC) -- New York U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer raised concerns about Lake Ontario's water level.

Schumer met with the Canadian Consul General and her successor to discuss the above-average lake levels for this time of year. 

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The Democrat urges the officials to do everything possible to mitigate the risk of a repeat of last year's historic flooding.  

Schumer called for increased outflows at the Moses-Saunders Dam on the Saint Lawrence River. Lake Ontario discharges water into the Saint Lawrence River.


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