The Fund for Lake George is opposing boathouse regulations proposed by the Adirondack Park Agency, saying they will do nothing to benefit water quality of Lake George and might prove counterproductive.
Among other things, the regulations would outlaw roofed docks, which are popular around Lake George.
Bauer also said the APA Act fails to adequately address other threats to the lake, such as stormwater runoff, leaking septic systems, shoreline cutting, and hillside development. “The weakness of the APA Act to provide adequate water quality protections is one of a number of factors that has contributed to the steady decline in the water quality of Lake George,” Bauer wrote.
Click the links below to read the letter to the APA and the fund’s news release.