WAMC New York News
11:54 am
Thu March 16, 2006

Feasibility Study Regarding Potential Checkpoint Raises Hackles

Plattsburgh, NY – The discovery that the U.S. Border Patrol has initiated a feasibility study to create a permanent border patrol checkpoint along the Adirondack Northway has angered area legislators and business leaders. Not only were they not told about the study, it's being done at the same time the Champlain border crossing is undergoing one-hundred million dollars in improvements. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.