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Commission mulls Lake George boat inspection fee

Invasive species in Lake George spur move

Lake George is considering a new fee for boaters.
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Lake George is considering a new fee for boaters.
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The Lake George Park Commission is exploring a $40 mandatory inspection fee on trailered boats to prevent new invasive species from entering the 32-mile-long lake. “The whole idea is to keep new invasive species out of the lake,” said David Wick, the executive director of the Lake George Park Commission. He said Eurasian milfoil, zebra mussels and spiny waterfleas are already causing problems in the lake. The proposed mandatory inspection program for trailered boats, if ...

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November 19, 2012
8:25 a.m.

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Another ridiculous fee on that lake to keep non-residents off. Lake George is the "rich mans lake" of the Adirondacks. Too bad, because I thought we owned it.