https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/lake-ontario/ The proposal would include the Village of Cape Vincent and all waters from there to the town of lime. "
Ref: concerns as stated in the Wisconsin NOAA proposed preserve of "The addition of a new level of government for citizens to petition for permits and certifications for normal use of Lake Michigan is too much of a trade off for the negligible benefit to protecting shipwrecks,"
Below are some links to the public meetings that were held about the Wisconsin Marine Sanctuary that is similar to the one proposed for Lake Ontario that includes the village of Cape Vincent.
The sanctuary's boundary is the high water mark. This appears to have issues with existing riparian rights of land owners and underwater property.
These are not hi-quality but they show some of the issues. The best one to view is Part # 13: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vs92A0Cpl-Y
NOAA will hold a public meeting as follows:
Watertown, New York (Jefferson County)
Date: June 13, 2019
Location: Jefferson Community College
Address: 1220 Coffeen Street, Jules Center, Room 6-002, Watertown, NY 13601
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
This is from an email with links the Wisconsin Marine Sanctuary Forum – concerned residents meeting – Q & A
NOAA Facts Forum -
Part # 13: Property issues discussion
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