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BoatUS urges boaters to speak up on Erie Canal bill

BoatUS urges boaters to speak out against Erie Canal bill

Recent moves by the New York State Canal System’s parent New York Power Authority (NYPA) to drastically reduce the 524-mile waterway’s annual six-month operating season would be prevented under a proposed New York Senate Bill S.5958 by establishing a fixed annual operating season from “early May through November.” Introduced by New York State Senator Rachel May, S.5958 also aims to ...

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