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Higgins Calls for Action to Protect Great Lakes

Congressional Task Force Calls for Expediency to Block Invasive Species

Restoration Efforts Near Complete on Historic Buffalo Lighthouse

8/18/2011- Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), members of the Buffalo Lighthouse Association and leaders from the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation joined together at the historic Buffalo Lighthouse to mark the finish of restoration efforts on the 178 year old structure.

Environmental Dredging of Buffalo River to Begin in August

8/11/2011- The Buffalo River Restoration Partnership, a group consisting of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, the U.S.

Congressman Higgins Announces $167,000 for Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER

8/08/2011- Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced the award of $167,000 in federal funding for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper. The grant, provided through the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, will support Phase II of the Buffalo Riverbend project.