Lake Placid Floats Idea Of Un-Encapsulated Polystyrene Docks

Lake Placid Board of Trustees is considering a measure that would restrict the use of un-encapsulated polystyrene docks on local waterbodies. There are multiple waterfront properties in the area where there are docks floated by polystyrene — including the municipal beach — with no outer protection from wind or ice. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports opponents say polystyrene docks degrade over time, and the material can break down into chunks.