State Assemblyman Mark Walczyk announced Monday that he has sent a letter to the International Joint Commission (IJC), calling on an extension of the delayed state to the 2020 shipping season.
It was recently announced the start of the shipping season would be pushed back to 4/1/20. Walczyk is calling on officials to extend that start date even further. Doing so gives the IJC the ability to deviate from Plan 2014. This would allow the Commission to continue to maximize outflows and help lower the level of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River in effort to fight the impending threat of another year of record flooding.
A copy of the letter is attached.