A little-known corner of Erie County's vast parks system is getting some worldwide attention after the busiest English-language website in the world ran a long story about the eternal flame in Chestnut Ridge Park. WBFO'S Mike Desmond brings us the story.
The millions of people who get their fresh water from the Great Lakes might be surprised to learn the region is home to a widespread nuclear industry. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports, a new threat to the Lakes is potentially brewing.
There is a long-running fight in Ontario's Niagara Region over wind towers being used to generate electricity, while nearby, a series of companies are starting factories to make the components of wind generators.
A new report called ‘Taken By Storm’ released by the National Wildlife Foundation is highlighting the issue of excessive fertilizer runoff into Lake Erie. The resulting algal blooms can seriously impact the health of those who rely on its water.
The chemical responsible for the death of 14 people and injury of over 200 in West, Texas, is in wide use. Leaving many upstate New Yorkers are wondering how ammonium nitrate is regulated in New York state.
In the wake of the criminal conviction of Tonawanda Coke and its top environmental official, New York State's top environmentalist was in town Thursday to tour of the area around the plant and around the Peace Bridge in Buffalo.