Member, House Committee on Rules
Announces Upcoming Public Meetings with Coast Guard
asked the Coast Guard to conduct this public meeting because there are
many unanswered questions about what this plan will mean for our lake
Rep. Slaughter said. "Western
New York residents are worried that recreational activities like boating
and fishing could be impacted, and we need to make sure those concerns
are heard and addressed before this plan goes forward."
Coast Guard elected to have one public event on the subject in Western
New York, and selected
Slaughter met with Thad Allen, Commander of the Coast Guard, on
September 12th and asked him to hold a public meeting on the plan in
with the plan have been raised by western
October 30th meeting will be held between 5:30 pm to 8 pm. An open-house
will take place prior to its start from 4 to 5:30 pm, during which Coast
Guard officials will answer questions from the public and provide
further detail on the plan.
specific location of the meeting will be made public as soon as it has
been determined. Further information on the proposal and instructions on
how the public can best comment on it can be found at the following
Coast Guard website: www.uscgd9safetyzones.com.