The Thousand Islands Association has grown frustrated with the ongoing flooding around the St. Lawrence River shoreline which has caused irreversible damage to local businesses and homeowners.On Saturday afternoon, the Thousand Islands Association held a public meeting in Gananoque to discuss the requests they’ve made to the International Joint Commission, (IJC) to alter Plan 2014.Plan 2014 was created by the IJC, which set out guidelines to regulate the flow of water through the Moses-Saunders Dam spanning the St. Lawrence River between Massena, New York and Cornwall, Ont. Story continues below advertisement Sarah Delicate, president of United Shoreline Ontario, spoke during a public meeting at the Gananoque Inn on Saturday afternoon. About 300 people attended the meeting, voicing their questions and concerns about the water levels causing further damage to their properties.“The International Joint Commission, in the development of the plan, knew this was an extremely high risk of this catastrophic flooding,” says Delicate. Tweet This “The IJC has a long-term mandate to do adaptive management, but that is a multi-year process,” said Ken White, who sits on the board of directors for the Thousand Islands Association. “There is no dialogue going on about any flaws that they see with their… Read full this story
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