Due to advocacy and litigation by Waterkeeper Alliance and our partners, on December 16, 2011, EPA signed a rule that will reduce emissions of mercury (along with other heavy metals and other acid gases) from coal-fired power plants by 91%! … Continued
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on December 8, 2011 that a 3,675 square mile area of Lake Ontario is now a “no discharge zone,” which means that boats are completely … Continued
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Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER, the Buffalo Urban Outdoor Education Foundation (BUOE), Buffalo Audubon Society and Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve, Inc. will collaborate to educate teachers about Great Lakes water, wildlife and management issues. Receipt of a $168,895 federal grant to … Continued