Park Commission approves boat inspection rules for Lake George

News Outlet: The Post Star
By: Jamie Munks
Date: January 28, 2014

The Lake George Park Commission unanimously approved on Tuesday mandatory boat inspection regulations for Lake George, the final approval needed to get the program, designed to stop the march of invasive species into the lake, in place for the upcoming boating season.

Starting May 15, eight boat-washing stations will be placed at six boat launch sites around Lake George, and all trailered boats will be inspected, and if necessary decontaminated, prior to launching in “The Queen of American Lakes.”

The key to solving the problem is closing the doors,” said Eric Siy, executive director of the Fund for Lake George, who called it a “historic” day…

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