Stormwater

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
10:16 am
Wed March 21, 2012

Stormwater runoff and its consequences to waterways

 The Western New York Stormwater Coalition held its 2012 conference at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center Tuesday.

Communities in Western New York and across the state; indeed, across the country are paying more attention to stormwater runoff. 

Carol Lamb-Lafay is with the State Department of Environmental Conservation.

“It’s in its infancy.  I think the Clean Water program has been around since 1972, but stormwater really took off in 2003,” said Lamb-Lafay.

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