Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper comments on the City of Buffalo’s “Green Code”

On November 14, 2016, Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper submitted the following comments to the City of Buffalo Common Council as it works to adopt the Buffalo Consolidated Development Framework (BCDF), known as the Green Code. This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the City of Buffalo to completely revamp its outmoded Euclidean zoning code. Done carefully and thoughtfully, these […]

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Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Responds to Queen City Landing Ruling

Buffalo, NY – Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper issues the following statement in response to the state Supreme Court ruling handed down in regards to the Queen City Landing site on Wednesday, September 14, 2016: “We respect the opinion of the court on the issues, and are currently reviewing the ruling and considering an appeal. We believe […]

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Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Awarded International Riverprize

New Delhi, INDIA – The Niagara River Watershed was selected for a prestigious international award for excellence in river basin restoration, announced by the International RiverFoundation (IRF) at their annual Riversymposium in New Delhi, India. The IRF presented Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper with the Thiess International Riveprize, which is awarded each year to organizations demonstrating outstanding […]

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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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