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Ice Boom Thwarts Nature and Tourism for the Profit of NYPA

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From the Niagara Falls Reporter:

It’s been over ten years now since I addressed New York Power Authority executives at their re-licensing hearing seeking the elimination of the ice boom on Lake Erie – Niagara River. Read More…

Niagara Falls is lovely in the off-season

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From Canada.com:

We were looking for a winter trip that would feel like a touristy getaway without having to fly. We had visited Niagara Falls in the summer five years ago and enjoyed its quirky allure, a fun-spirited mix combining nature’s grandeur, blocks of tourism kitsch and legions of lovestruck couples and happy families from the world over.

We heard it was especially beautiful in winter, with the falls’ mist blanketing all in a sheath of icy whiteness, and a less-crowded time at a spot that draws close to 25 million visitors a year. Only 90 minutes from Toronto, we decided to try it out again with our boys, age 8 and 10.

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