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The Buffalo Niagara region is facing major environmental problems with sprawl, air pollution, poor water quality, and numerous brownfields. But with its abundant water, wind, and solar resources, Buffalo Niagara also has the potential to be a major hub for clean, green energy. By protecting and restoring our waterways, we can take advantage of our location on the Great Lakes and the Niagara River. Local and state governments need to understand that the most competitive cities of the future will be the greenest: cities that promote mass transit, green buildings, and the conservation of energy, water, and habitats.

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February 24, 2020

Buffalo Poverty Research Workshop Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals, Due Monday, March 9th The 11th annual Poverty Research Workshop will take place on Thursday, April 9th from 8:30am-12:30pm at The Buffalo History Museum. Hosted by the Homeless Alliance of Western New York, Partnership for the Public Good, and Buffalo …

January 14, 2020

Buffalo News: "Revised Queen City Landing project faces storm of opposition"

By Jonathan D. Epstein | Published January 14, 2020 The Queen City Landing project faces a long road ahead. No sooner did Gerald Buchheit file his revised plans for his ambitious apartment tower on the Outer Harbor than project opponents responded with renewed complaints, criticism and …

September 23, 2019

WBFO: "Group calls for expansion of state park at Outer Harbor"

"Expand the Outer Harbor into a full State Park is the message coming from the Partnership for the Public Good and a dozen other local groups who make up the Our Harbor Coalition. The Partnership released a report Monday, detailing a full analysis of the why a state park is best for the …

September 23, 2019

Buffalo News: "'Not any old lakeshore': Report urges Outer Harbor become state park"

"A new report backed by a coalition of groups urges that the Outer Harbor be turned into a state park. The report, released today by the Partnership for the Public Good, said an analysis of the land's assets and challenges led to a conclusion that a state park would be the best way to protect the …

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Buffalo’s Outer Harbor: The Right Place for a World-Class ParkMarch 11, 2020, 5:30-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

In recent years, Western New Yorkers have rediscovered Buffalo’s Outer Harbor: its natural beauty, ecological importance, and recreational opportunities. Local residents have spoken loud and clear: they want this fragile Great Lakes gem to be permanently protected, naturally restored, and …

Local Land Use, Green Code, and ZoningMarch 5, 2020, 12-2 pm

Jessie Fisher and Art Giacalone

Learn how to level the playing field in development and zoning matters in our communities.

Local Land Use, Green Code, and ZoningMarch 5, 2020, 12-2 pm

Jessie Fisher and Art Giacalone

Learn how to level the playing field in development and zoning matters in our communities.

Cigarette Litter Initiative: Jenna Brinkworth, Sadie Kratt, and Priscilla Trageser on The Public GoodFebruary 25, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Did you know cigarette butts are the #1 form of picked up litter in the world? Once a butt is tossed it’s with us for decades and does not bio degrade. This is not only a health concern but an environmental concern. We'll hear from representatives from Roswell …

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