On a recent, less-than-ideal, Saturday afternoon, some hearty kayakers and fishermen were making full use of the Harlem Road/Buffalo River boat launch site. The scene would not have been imaginable a half-century ago.
A legal order issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should help improve local water quality. The Buffalo Sewer Authority is planning to reduce sewer and stormwater runoff into the Niagara River and its tributaries.
Tonawanda Coke and its owner will be sentenced in federal court. In the preliminary sentencing report U.S. District Judge William Skretny said victims will not be allowed to seek restitution during Wednesday’s sentencing.
West Seneca homeowners are preparing for possible ice jam flooding on Buffalo Creek as temperatures warm up Friday. Residents in the Lexington Green neighborhood have already experienced multiple major thaws this season and are hoping the worst of it is behind them.
Sixty local businesses are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to support renewable energy. During an event hosted by the Sierra Club Niagara Group Thursday, business owners and concerned citizens touched on the benefits of wind energy.
The public is invited to attend a meeting regarding issues surrounding Tonawanda Coke Monday night. The event will take place at the Sheridan Parkside Community Center located at 169 Sheridan Parkside Drive in Tonawanda at 6:30 p.m.
Some of the Canadian government's fiercest critics say they are being targeted. The Canada Revenue Agency is auditing more than half a dozen environmental groups to see if they are complying with guidelines that limit political advocacy.
Dozens and dozens of chemicals have been dumped into the Buffalo River over the last 100 years. But a collaborative cleanup effort along the River is now halfway through the second phase. WBFO's Eileen Buckley watched as a section of City Ship Canal off Fuhrmann Boulevard was being dredged Thursday afternoon.
An environmental group has given Senate Independent Democratic Leader Jeff Klein its 2013 Oil Slick award, claiming the Senate Co-leader has done more than any other state legislator to harm the environment.
A new electric vehicle charging station was unveiled at a western New York retail store Wednesday. It is hoped that greater accessibility to the stations will encourage more people to buy electric cars.