Investigations

Exposés, reports
and analysis.

Outrages & Insights

Muckraking blog
by Jim Heaney

GreenPost

Environmental blog
by Dan Telvock

Tom Toles

Editorial cartoons
and commentary

Mar
09

What the Frack is in That Water?

Environmentalists have repeatedly pressed regulators to compel oil and gas companies to report what chemicals they use in the drilling and fracking process. Drilling companies add these chemicals to perform particular functions (for example, to prevent corrosion or give the fluid the right consistency), or leave them in because they’re too expensive to remove. According […]

Mar
08

We want to go back in …

Mar
07

A new tack for Central Terminal

One billion dollars opens the door to all sorts of possibilities. Consider the Central Terminal. Despite its scars, the Central Terminal might be the neatest space in Buffalo. The city’s proverbial diamond in the rough, even if the emphasis is on “rough.” Plans to revive the hulking structure have been kicked around for years, to […]

Mar
07

It’s still Putin …

Mar
07

Commenting glitch is fixed

We’ve had only a few technical difficulties during out first two weeks of publishing. Reader comments, however, were landing helter skelter. We’ve fixed the problem and are noting an uptick in submissions. Please keep ’em coming. If you encounter any type of technical problem, please let us know via e-mail.

Mar
06

I said what I thought …

Mar
05

Quinn: How to spend Cuomo’s $1B

Larry Quinn, a developer and former managing partner of the Buffalo Sabres, weighed in yesterday with his thoughts on the team, Canalside and the future of HSBC bank in downtown Buffalo. Today, Quinn fields questions posed via-e-mail from Jim Heaney of Investigative Post on what ails local economic development efforts and what he thinks of […]

Mar
05

WFBO interview on Fahey-Kearns race

Jim Heaney discusses dynamics of upcoming special election for 145th District Assembly seat

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