Lung Association gave an ‘F’ to Erie and Chautauqua Counties for...

Erie, Chautauqua counties receive 'F' in Lung Association's annual 'State of the Air' By Nick Lippa  | Apr 18, 2018 | WBFO The American Lung Association has released their 2018 “State of the Air” report citing air quality has worsened. I...

Waste Tunnel Collapse at Tonawanda Coke Plant triggers Call for Government...

Tonawanda Coke Confirms Waste Tunnel Collapse Last Friday, The Tonawanda Coke Corporation confirmed allegations by the Clean Air Coalition that the waste heat tunnel at their facility had collapsed, possibly causing toxi...

Former Top EPA Official to Speak at Roosevelt Inauguration Site in...

EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck | AP Photo/Mike Groll Judith Enck is a former top official in the Environmental Protection Agency during the Obama administration. She previously served as New York’s deputy secretary for the environment.  E...

Waterkeeper Comments on EPA’s Proposal to not Regulate Pollutant Discharges into...

5/21/2018 Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water Office of Wastewater Management 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W. Washington, D.C. 20460 Re: Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OW-2018-0063 “Clean Water Act Coverage of ‘Discharges of Pollutants’ via Direct Hy...

10th Annual What She’s Made Of Celebration to feature Toronto-based Comedian...

The WNY Women’s Foundation announces comedian Kate Davis as the keynote speaker at the 10th Annual What She’s Made Of Event today, Monday May 21, 2018 at...

Staffing Solutions Responds to Fraudulent EEOC Lawsuit

Staffing Solutions, one of Buffalo’s most respected recruiting agencies is firing back at news of the filing of an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Complaint in the...

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Alliance’s Fellows Lead in WNY Youth Climate Action Summit

By: Rebekah Williams After almost two years of activities with the Western New York Environmental Alliance’s Youth Climate Justice Fellows, the Alliance’s youth fellows will take a leadership role in the NYS Master Teachers’ 2nd Annual WNY Youth Climate Action Summit coming up on June 2nd. The fellows who participated in last year’s event found [&hellip

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Labatt USA Partners with Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper to Launch New Pilot...

Labatt USA will partner with Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper to launch a new pilot program where Labatt employees will sample and test local waterways for...

We’re Hiring!

Position Title: Youth and Climate Justice Coordinator (.5 FTE) Reports to: Executive Director, Climate Justice Campaign Committee Organization Summary: The WNY Environmental Alliance (the Alliance) is an independent, member-run organization with a mission to mobilize change through collective action and collaboration, in order to ensure sustainable, thriving ecosystems and communities in Western New York. We [&hellip

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“People’s Platform” Event to Present Blueprint for Better Buffalo

Concerned citizens will gather Wednesday to create The People’s Platform based on testimony given at the State of OUR CITY   After hundreds of Buffalonians attended Buffalo’s...

2018 Sustainable Business Summit and Sustainability Awards at Hotel Henry

On Tuesday, May 1, the WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable, a group of more than 75 local businesses, welcomes local, regional and national leaders to...