Project Title & Description
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE - BUFFALO RIVERKEEPER
The purpose of this project is to increase the awareness of community residents of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York about the environmental harms and risks of their local waterways. The recipient will directly engage community members in water quality monitoring and find solutions to mediating the problems of the Niagara River and its tributaries. Furthermore, the recipient will educate residents on the industrial toxins which have polluted the waterways and the harmful affect these toxins have on the local fish wildlife and the recreational usage of the waterways.