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Lake Ontario flooding: Your Plan 2014 questions answered

Are lake-level regulators responsible for the record-high water on Lake Ontario this year, or is nature to blame? Is newly implemented Plan 2014 a guidebook to rational lake-level management, or is it the devil’s handiwork?

These are topics of intense interest to many people in the Rochester region — especially those on the shoreline who are now in their fourth month of coping with flooding and erosion.

On June 26 we published a lengthy article that assessed all manner of theories and judgments about the water level in Lake Ontario and the regulatory approach of the International Joint Commission, the U.S.- Canada treaty organization that sets lake-level policy.

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