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The future of public transportation could be on its way to Buffalo. The Sierra Club Niagara Group is asking the NFTA to purchase 10 Zero Emission Buses.

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President Trump's announcement that the U.S. is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord drew swift and strong criticism from environmental advocates from across New York State. And while they praise Governor Andrew Cuomo for his commitment to stay the course on environmental reforms, one organization is warning his efforts, too, could be in jeopardy.


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The Trump Administration's budget proposal is a threat to many programs important to Erie County's residents. What's in and what's out of the budget was the theme for a meeting Tuesday night in Hamburg High School.


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Local residents and customers of National Fuel gas are trying to challenge the company’s proposed rate hike. They shared their concerns during a hearing by the Public Service Commission at Buffalo’s downtown central library on Wednesday.

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Some environmental groups say Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration should reconsider an $8 billion bailout of three upstate nuclear power plants, saying the cost will be passed on, serving as a tax to ratepayers.


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Radioactive liquid nuclear waste may soon be shipped across the Peace Bridge and through Western New York. As that reality looms, several organizations have joined forces to block the plan.


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Your trips to the supermarket could be impacting the water you drink. That’s one reason why Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is proposing a ban on plastic bags at all stores in the county.

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With the topping off today of the Solar City plant in South Buffalo, attention is shifting from the jobs of construction to the jobs of operations.


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Hydraulic fracturing for natural gas dominated Monday night's Amherst Town Board meeting as the members voted to start writing a law to ban the process in the town.

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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.

A statewide campaign is underway to urge Governor Cuomo to create jobs and grow the economy with renewable energy.