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  1. Coast Guard investigates unknown sheen in Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | North County Public Radio

    A sheen is visible from the air in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, NY, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego, NY, June 26, 2016. A Coast Guard Auxiliary air crew noticed the sheen during a flight and reported it to Coast Guard Sector Buffalo. 1 comment

  2. Novelis expecting to create over 200 jobs in upstate NYRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Novelis, Inc. says it expects to create 250 jobs over the next four years at its newly expanded aluminum plant on Lake Ontario. Plant manager Kevin Shutt says the expansion is due to rising demand for aluminum in the auto industry.

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  3. Gillibrand supports making NY historic site a national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants the New York State historic site, Fort Ontario in Oswego NY, to be designated a national park. Photo: Slabcity Gang , Creative Commons, some rights reserved OSWEGO, N.Y. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is joining the effort to convince the federal government to designate a central New York state historic site as a national park.

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  4. NY considering changes to freshwater fishing regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation wants to reduce the daily take limit for Northern Pike from five to three on the St. Lawrence River and its tributaries. Photo: NYS DEC , Creative Commons, some rights reserved ALBANY, N.Y. New York conservation officials have posted online potential changes to freshwater fishing regulations based on fish populations and talks with fishermen.

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  5. Clean energy a growing part of $7 billion NY-Quebec tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Trade between New York State and the province of Quebec now tops $7 billion a year. Trade representatives from Ontario and Quebec were in Albany last week to talk with lawmakers about trade across the northern border.

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  6. Meet the upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper; Save The River prepares to host annual conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Save The River Executive Director, Lee Willbanks, is designated as the "Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper." Photo: courtesy Save The River.

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  7. Lake-effect snowstorms bury parts of upstate New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    The Syracuse area is next in line to get hammered with lake-effect storms that have already buried parts of western and northern New York under more than 2 feet of snow. The National Weather Service says wind-driven storms off the eastern end of Lake Erie dumped up to 25 inches on areas south of Buffalo on Monday.

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  8. Ontario will start the New Year with 'polar bear dips'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A reveler jumps into the icy cold Lake Commando waters at the Cochrane, Ontario, 2010 Winter Carnival. Photo: AP Lamothe , Creative Commons, some rights reserved Large turnouts are expected for the annual New Year's Day polar bear dips tomorrow in many southern Ontario communities.

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  9. Lake-effect regions in NY brace for New Year's snowfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The new year is expected to bring more than a foot of snow to the Tug Hill region in the lake-effect snowbelt east of Lake Ontario. The National Weather Service says lake-effect snow will arrive Thursday afternoon and continue into Saturday morning.

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  10. Tug Hill region gets 3 feet of lake-effect snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    It took longer than usual to arrive, but the first big storm of the season has left parts of central New York buried under three feet of snow. The National Weather Service says the weekend's lake-effect storms dropped 12 to 36 inches of snow on areas of the Tug Hill Plateau, east of Lake Ontario.

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  11. NY's Lake-effect storms could dump up to 18 inches of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Upstate New York's prolonged stretch of spring-like weather is coming to an end, with lake-effect storms expected to dump more than a foot of snow on parts of western and north-central New York. The National Weather Service has issued lake-effect snow watches starting Friday and continuing into Saturday for areas south of Buffalo and east of Lake Ontario.

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  12. NY investigating bird deaths at Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Common loons are among the tens of thousands of waterfowl that gave died in the Great Lakes since mid-October. Photo: Nina Schoch.

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  13. Is Entergy closing the wrong nuclear power plant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    There is a broad conversation going on about the place of nuclear power in New York state's energy picture. Nuclear power plants provide about 20 percent of all electricity used in New York.

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  14. Entergy's negotiations with New York on FitzPatrick are overRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Despite two attempts at negotiations with New York state, Entergy said those talks were unsuccessful and are now over. The company will close the James A. Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant, an hour's drive southwest from Watertown on Lake Ontario, at the end of its current fuel cycle in about a year.

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  15. What FitzPatrick nuclear closing says about our power gridRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The FitzPatrick nuclear plant sits right next to the cooling tower of Nine Mile nuclear plant on the shore of Lake Ontario. Photo: David Sommerstein.

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  16. New Canadian government allows Montreal sewage-dumping planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Canada's new environment minister on Monday approved Montreal's plan to discharge 8 billion liters of untreated sewage into the St. Lawrence River. Liberal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said from Paris that she's asking the city to implement several measures before dumping the waste water such as monitoring the discharge and to improve emergency clean-up plans.

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  17. Shipwreck hunters find wreck of steamer lost in 1862 stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Shipwreck hunters say they've found the Lake Ontario wreck site of one of the first propeller-driven steamships to sail the Great Lakes, a Civil War-era vessel that sank in a storm, killing everyone on board. Two Rochester-area men - Jim Kennard and Roger Pawlowski - say the wreck of the Bay State is in water hundreds of feet deep about seven miles off Fair Haven in central New York.

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  18. Ontario cities push for action on lake algae and invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    TORONTO, ONT. More than 20 members of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative from across Ontario are pressing for action on toxic algae in Lake Erie and Asian Carp in Lake Ontario. 1 comment

  19. Officials hope national marine sanctuary designation would bring attention, economic boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Officials from a portion of Lake Ontario from Jefferson County through Wayne County, New York, want that portion of the lake to become a national marine sanctuary. The coalition of activists and government leaders from four counties are applying for the federal designation that would put that section of the lake in the same category as places like the Florida Keys.

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  20. Officials hope national marine sanctuary designation would bring attention, economic boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Officials from a portion of Lake Ontario from Jefferson County through Wayne County, New York, want that portion of the lake to become a national marine sanctuary. The coalition of activists and government leaders from four counties are applying for the federal designation that would put that section of the lake in the same category as places like the Florida Keys.

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