Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER named finalist for North American Riverprize

25 Years of “Outstanding and Visionary” Water Restoration and Protection   SPRINGHILL, AUSTRALIA – The International River Foundation has announced that Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper is one of four finalists for the first North American Riverprize, a prestigious global recognition for organizations demonstrating excellence and diversity in river restoration.   “As Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper celebrates 25 years of […]

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Microbead Legislation

New York waters are being polluted with microbeads: tiny plastic beads produced for use as abrasives in cosmetics and personal care products. Across the state, nineteen tons of microbeads are washed down the drain each year and many end up in New York’s waters, where they remain for decades, acting as sponges for toxic chemical […]

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Chemical Waste Management’s (CWM) Proposed RMU-2 Expansion

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper is one of Western New York’s leading non-profit organizations regarding the protection and stewardship of the region’s fresh water resources.  As such, our interest in this permit application and the larger subject of waste management practices is to ensure that the policy, process, science and community-based analyses used to evaluate the request […]

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Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Releases Niagara River Habitat Conservation Strategy

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Releases Niagara River Habitat Conservation Strategy & Launches Campaign to Protect Headwater Forest Land Important to Urban Drinking Water Buffalo, NY: A three-year long Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Strategic Initiative assessing and identifying the critical habitats for our 900,000+ acre Niagara River watershed was recently completed through the Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes […]

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