FISHERS LANDING — Residents aren’t excited about a new station U.S. Customs and Border Protection is looking to build in their hamlet.

From the increase in traffic on the river, to potential environmental impacts and the disruption to housing development in the area, locals are pushing back against a project that calls for a nearly 19-acre Border Patrol facility on Blind Bay.

Locals opposed to Border Patrol site

Waters Edge Lane, pictured Saturday morning in Fishers Landing, spans the entire piece of land, from Route 12 to the shore, where Customs and Border Protection has proposed a new Border Patrol station on the St. Lawrence River. Photos by Kara Dry/Watertown Daily Times

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