Lake Ontario REDI Commission: Planning to combat the ‘new normal’

Home and business owners along Lake Ontario are bracing for another devastating summer of high waters and high stress.

But, with the prospect of another summer of devastating flooding, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he has a plan.

On Wednesday, Cuomo announced the state is launching the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative, or REDI, Commission to combat what looks like New York’s new normal.

REDI is in charge of developing a plan to harden infrastructure along Lake Ontario’s waterfront while strengthening the region’s local economies.

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