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Since 1978 we have united thousands of year-round and seasonal residents, on both the U.S. and Canadian sides of the River to ensure that the Upper St. Lawrence River is healthy. Our advocacy and educational programs are based on science and community outreach.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Coming Up

The Development Authority of the North Country, in cooperation with its regional county partners and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, will be sponsoring five free household hazardous waste collection days this spring and fall to help residents in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties properly and safely dispose of certain hazardous materials. […]

Light pollution from Wellesley Island customs facility sparks health, environmental concerns

Originally published by ABC50 on August 25, 2022 by: Isabella Colello WELLESLEY ISLAND, N.Y. (WWTI) — This isn’t a sports arena on Wellesley Island. It’s the new Alexandria Bay Port of Entry. Led by the General Services Administration, the new Customs and Border Protection Facility was a major improvement at the U.S.-Canada Border as it enhanced […]

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