A central resource for information on the binational Buffalo Niagara region
Pesticide Application, 2004
Total volume of pesticide applied in 2004 measured in gallons.
Source: Pesticide Reporting Law Annual Report 2004 - New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Number of Spill Incidents, 2006
Total number of spill incidents reported to the DEC Spill Response Program in 2006.
Source: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Number of Toxic Release Sites, 2007
Total number of facilities that have toxic releases of one or more of over 650 toxic chemicals. Toxic releases include air emissions, surface water discharges, releases to land, underground injections, and transfers to off-site locations..
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Release Inventory (TRI).
Acres of Reclaimed Land, 2006
Acres of reclaimed land in 2006. Reclaimed land is land formerly used for mining that has been made suitable for other uses, such as agriculture or recreation.
Source: New York State Oil, Gas, and Mineral Resources 2006 Report.