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Buffalo River as it flows past industrial area of Buffalo, N.Y.
Buffalo River as it flows past industrial area of Buffalo, N.Y.
Amy Roe/USFWS


Buffalo River natural resource damages will be assessed


The Service and New York state will pursue a claim for significant environmental damages to the Buffalo River. For decades, companies operating along the river discharged toxic chemicals or oil into the river, harming fish, wildlife and their habitat. The Natural Resources Damages claim will reflect the value of projects to restore resources to their condition before the pollution began.

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Published on: Friday, January 16,2009


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