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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The Town of Tonawanda growing impatient while waiting for help in cleanup of the former Tonawanda Coke site. Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Joe Emminger wants the State to get the Tonawanda Coke site into the Brownfield Cleanup program. "We have to get the DEC to put the site...
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Mike Baggerman
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the safe completion of shutdown operations at Tonawanda Coke. The DEC said the facility’s extensive system of gas lines have been completely purged and all coke ovens are now empty‎. Tonawanda Coke's...
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Tonawanda Coke. August 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
September 21, 2018 - 11:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A federal court Judge has ruled that Tonawanda Coke does not need to shut down despite exceeding the amount of emissions allowed in their probation agreement. Judge William Skretny ruled that prosecutors representing the government did not provide enough evidence that...
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Tonawanda Coke. August 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A hearing on whether Tonawanda Coke violated probation by not following through on modifying the plant to reduce harmful emissions is set to take place Friday morning, and prior to that Erie County is looking to add its name to those asking for the plant to be shut down. Late...
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