This bill proposes to require the Department of Environmental Conservation to actively manage the surface water level of Seymour Lake so that the surface level of the lake remains below six inches above the dam to reduce shoreland flooding. Shoreland flooding has increased since the installation of the new dam in 2004.
January 7, 2014: Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
Senate Natural Resources and Energy is scheduled to hear testimony on S. 227 the week of January 27, 2014.
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