Plan 2014

Governor Cuomo in Olcott to examine infrastructure for 2019 flooding by Lake Ontario. May 1, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 01, 2019 - 2:31 pm
OLCOTT, N.Y. (WBEN) -Governor Andrew Cuomo examined sewer and infrastructure in Niagara County on Wednesday as rising water levels along Lake Ontario present flooding concerns again for shoreline communities. The governor also called on the International Joint Commission, a body composed of...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
October 28, 2017 - 7:24 am
CLARENCE, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Trump Administration selected three new individuals to replace half of the current International Joint Commission, the body which adopted the controversial Plan 2014 and may have played a role in the flooding along the Lake Ontario shoreline this spring, according to...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
June 06, 2017 - 11:58 am
OLCOTT, N.Y. (WBEN) - Excavating crews in Niagara County are creating a living shoreline along the southern border of Lake Ontario in the latest effort to battle the erosion caused by the flooding. "A living shoreline is many, many different things," Niagara County Highway Commissioner Dean Lapp...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
May 30, 2017 - 11:27 am
HAMLIN, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins looked at another community impacted by the Lake Ontario flooding on Tuesday morning and renewed his call to repeal the controversial Plan 2014. "While mother nature may have played a small or even a big part in what happened this is also a man-made...
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Photo: Deb Barth Klees, Hamlin, N.Y.
May 25, 2017 - 9:36 pm
GREECE, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Waterfront property owners along Lake Ontario's New York shoreline stomached more flooding as high winds, waves and more rain returned to the region Thursday. The National Weather Service had posted a lakeshore flood warning for a 90-mile stretch of shoreline from where the...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
May 15, 2017 - 4:00 am
OLCOTT, N.Y. (WBEN) - Is Plan 2014 to blame for the flooding along Lake Ontario or is climate change the culprit? Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said there's no one factor. "Four trillion gallons of water coming in the form of rain since April 1?" Hochul stated. "Plan 2014 did not make that...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
May 12, 2017 - 4:00 am
YOUNGSTOWN, N.Y. (WBEN) - Flooding along the Lake Ontario shoreline will have a noticable affect on boating this summer. "Here in the lower Niagara River we're finding that the same things that the people are seeing along the Lake Ontario shoreline," James Egloff, Operations Manager for RCR Yachts...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
May 03, 2017 - 6:57 pm
LAKE ONTARIO (WBEN) - What is causing the flooding along the southern Lake Ontario shoreline? Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for counties along the Lake Ontario shoreline as a result of the flooding and attributed some of the issues to "extreme weather". "Long term, we're going...
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End of Quaker Road in Barker, N.Y.
WBEN Photo - Matthew Pestinger
Richard Root
April 26, 2017 - 6:24 am
Residents and business owners along shore of Lake Ontario are concerned about damage being caused by higher-than-usual lake waters. Many of them are blaming something called Plan 2014. Plan 2014 is something put together by the International Joint Commission (IJC) to revise Lake Ontario water...
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