Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper

Rep. Chris Collins is praising EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler for getting rid of an Obama-Era clean water rule known as Waters of the United States. The rule expanded the streams and waterways under federal jurisdiction, including ephemeral waters which are streams which don't run 12 months of the year.


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More than two thousand volunteers combed the shoreline of the region's various waterways Saturday morning, collecting trash that has accumulated over the winter.

Waterkeeper announces plans for water-themed environmental hub

Aug 31, 2018
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The Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper has announced plans to create a hub for the region’s ecotourism called the Waterways Center.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Saying Scajaquada Creek has been a mistreated waterway, local representatives to the New York State Senate and Assembly joined other stakeholders to announce public funding for a project that aims to clean the creek waters as they travel through Buffalo's Forest Lawn Cemetery.


Mike Desmond / WBFO News

Downtown Buffalo's Central Library is a good walk from the Buffalo River or Canalside, but the river was the focus Thursday night during a public forum.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Albany is helping the Town of Cheektowaga in its ongoing effort to reduce sewer overflows into Scajaquada Creek.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A two-year project to improve the ecological quality of a lake in the heart of Niagara Falls, New York, is at its completion, participants said Wednesday.


New report shows problems in Buffalo-area waters

Aug 31, 2017

Several water-related issues were the highlight of a report released today by a Western New York environmental group.