Tonawanda Pollution

Environment
11:08 am
Thu February 14, 2013

NYS DOH study finds higher cancer rates in Tonawanda

Stake at NGR In Tonawanda
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The State Heath Department has issued a long-awaited study on cancer rates in Tonawanda and areas of Erie County. 

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Environment
9:59 am
Tue March 6, 2012

EPA announces grant to examine pollution in Town of Tonawanda

Tonawanda Coke
WBFO News file photo

The Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator appeared in the Town of Tonawanda Monday to announce a federal grant to study air pollution.  

Judith Enck announced the $100,000 federal grant.  Enck said the EPA is collaborating with the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York to study harmful air pollution in Tonawanda and review pollution causes and possible remedies.

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