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By its very nature, PPG’s work is never done. Challenges met often lead to new challenges, and the work of strengthening our community continues. The items collected below are the latest chapters of our ongoing story.

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June 17, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of June 14, 2021

By Orlando Dickson | Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items.

June 11, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of June 7, 2021

By Orlando Dickson | Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items.

June 11, 2021

PPG Letter to Common Council: Preserve Our Outer Harbor, Refuse Proposed Amphitheater

The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, the state agency that manages the Outer Harbor, is proposing an 8,000-person amphitheater on the waterfront, costing $10 million to build. Buffalo Common Council can approve or reject this project. In the letter below, PPG shares our belief that this …

June 3, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of May 31, 2021

By Orlando Dickson | Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items.

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Digging Deeper, The History of the West Valley Nuclear Waste Site PART 2 and Action Needed in 2021June 22, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

Joanne Hameister, Coalition on West Valley Nuclear Wastes and Kathy McGoldrick

To help stop invisible but long lasting, dangerous radioactivity from getting into our air, water, soil, food and environment join us for a monthly series to learn about the West Valley NY Nuclear Waste Site. One of the most radioactive buildings at that site, and at all the nuclear power and …

Protections Needed for WNY during the Demolition of the Most Radioactive Building , West Valley Action NetworkJuly 27, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

Charley Bowman, WNY Peace Center and Diane D'Arrigo, Nuclear Information and Resource Service

This is the third workshop in a series hosted by the The West Valley Action Network.  Register for the 7/27 session here: https://bit.ly/3fZkZ2Q To help stop invisible but long lasting, dangerous radioactivity from getting into our air, water, soil, food and environment join us for a …

How Activism Made Us Safer and Why More is Needed at the West Valley Nuclear Waste SiteAugust 24, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

West Valley Action Network

This is the fourth workshop in a series hosted by the The West Valley Action Network.  Register for the 8/24 session here: https://bit.ly/3ga90j6 To help stop invisible but long lasting, dangerous radioactivity from getting into our air, water, soil, food and environment join us for …