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WBEN Newsroom
December 02, 2019 - 7:41 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Florida developer is on track to begin construction on a new residential and mixed use property in Silo City along the Buffalo River. Generation Development was before the Buffalo Planning Board Monday and the panel was enthusiastic about the project which was tabled...
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August 13, 2019 - 8:34 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A new report says cleaning up some of the Great Lakes region's most heavily polluted areas has led to billions of dollars' worth of economic development and brought communities closer together. The study released Tuesday was conducted by the International Association for...
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Tunneling at the Buffalo River. May 1, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
July 31, 2018 - 11:59 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - National Grid is putting the finishing touches on its massive tunnel project which lies underneath the Buffalo River. The tunnel project, which began on May 1, was meant to carry new electrical cables to replace older and outdated equipment, some dating back to the 19th...
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Matt Moran
July 30, 2018 - 1:13 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) -The Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project has been completed. Eight sites that stretch two miles of the seven mile river and 20 acres of fish and wildlife habitat have been restored since 2013. Congressman Brian Higgins sees the impact this will have on the area's future...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - National Grid is set to begin work on a 422 ft tunnel beneath the Buffalo River. When finished,the tunnel will carry new electrical cables to replace older outdated equipment, including some that dates back to the 1890's. The first-of-a-kind project is being carried out along...
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Tom Puckett
January 08, 2018 - 4:59 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) City officials today began the proactive process of ice breaking to prevent potential flooding. The historic Buffalo fireboat, the Cotter, began breaking up ice on the lower section of the Buffalo River from the Michigan Avenue Lift Bridge to the mouth of the river at Erie Basin...
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August 31, 2017 - 12:52 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Standing on the boardwalk at Canalside Buffalo, the newly branded Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper organization released their "State of Our Wasters" report and focused on one of Western New York's biggest assest, its freshwater resources and expansive waterfront. "There are no...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 27, 2017 - 1:42 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Labatt USA announced that it will partner with Buffalo Niagara RiverKeeper by adopting the Buffalo River Corridor, located near the Labatt Blue “six pack,” and local waterways to clean-up, sustain and help create recreational access on Buffalo’s Waterfront. Labatt USA will host a...
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March 13, 2017 - 4:36 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Congressman Brian Higgins and other local leaders met at Buffalo Riverkeeper on Monday afternoon to advocate for investments into the restoration of the Great Lakes. President Trump’s budget blueprint is considering cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency budget...
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