great lakes restoration initiative

Environment
2:56 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Buffalo River cleanup continues

Credit Chris Caya/WBFO News

More cleanup funding is flowing for the Buffalo River. Great Lakes Commission policy director Matt Doss announced a $4.7 million award for shoreline and habitat restoration along the river at Smith Street Park, Monday morning.

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Environment
3:19 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

EPA grant earmarked for Niagara Street infrastructure

EPA Great Lakes Administrator Cameron Davis, Rep. Brian Higgins, Mayor Byron Brown, and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Executive Director Jill Jedlicka attended Monday's announcement.
Credit Chris Caya/WBFO News

The reconstruction of Niagara Street this year will include green infrastructure to prevent stormwater runoff and improve the quality of the Great Lakes.

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Environment
9:53 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Great Lakes cleanup program faces drastic budget cut

A federal program tasked with cleaning up and restoring the Great Lakes is facing a massive budget cut in the House of Representatives.

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