Buffalo in the ’60s: Keeping Lake Erie safe and clean

By Steve Cichon

As it has a half-dozen times or more over the last half-century, the future of Lake Erie looked cloudy without some forward-thinking intervention:

Many diverse plans for Lake Erie tend to cloud its future

“Everyone wants in on the action in Lake Erie today and unfortunately for the lake — and the public — there’s no single policeman and few rules of the road.”

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon writes about Buffalo’s pop culture history. His stories of Buffalo's past have appeared more than 1600 times in The Buffalo News. He's a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. Since the earliest days of the internet, Cichon's been creating content celebrating the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The 25-year veteran of Buffalo radio and television has written five books and curates The Buffalo Stories Archives-- hundreds of thousands of books, images, and audio/visual media which tell the stories of who we are in Western New York.