Residents on edge over Lake Ontario shore damage

March’s fierce storms devastated parts of the Lake Ontario shoreline, in the process freshening anger about high water and the new government plan to regulate the lake’s levels.

As one storm after another battered the shoreline, waves ate away large chunks of the shoreline in some places, residents say, and battered breakwalls and other shoreline structures. A pair of narrow lakeshore peninsulas in Wayne County were sliced in two when waves scoured away soil. Social media posts show at least one old cottage left teetering at the edge of a bluff eroded away by the storms.

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