Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper seeks court review of Queen City Landing project

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper is seeking court review of the decision of the Buffalo Planning Board on its “negative declaration” determination of the Queen City Landing project, the site plan, and restricted use permits that were granted for the project. The negative declaration ends the State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) process without requiring an Environmental Impact […]

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Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Submits Comments to the NYS DOT

The Scajaquada Expressway, or 198, near Delaware Park, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper recently submitted formal comments urging the New York State Department of Transportation to mitigate transportation-related impacts to the creek, and to incorporate creek restoration considerations into revised plans for the Scajaquada Expressway/Route 198. The NYS Dept. of Transportation’s current plan for […]

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Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Submits Comments to the Buffalo Common Council

On June 14, 2016 Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper submitted public comment to the Buffalo Common Council requesting the Council deny the Restricted Use Permit application for the proposed Queen City Landing development site on the Outer Harbor. We reaffirm our long-standing position that we are amenable to re-development of this site, but that any development on […]

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Riverkeeper comments on the City’s “Green Code”

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper recently submitted final comments to the City of Buffalo Common Council on the City’s proposed Buffalo Consolidated Development Framework (BCDF), commonly known as the “Green Code,” a zoning code overhaul. As advocates for our region’s water resources, Riverkeeper focused on those parts of the Green Code directly affecting the waterways and shorelines […]

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