Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) marked National Library Week (April 11-17) by reminding residents of the resources available through local and national libraries.
Albany, Apr 12--ENrG, Inc., a Buffalo specialty ceramics maker for clean-power applications, has been awarded a $500,000 New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) contract to develop components of a system to help significantly reduce emissions and fuel use from idling truck engines.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Western New York has been chosen to receive a $200,000 Brownfield Job Training grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
"The death of President Lech Kaczynski is tragic. I join with millions of Polish-Americans, including all in Western New York, in mourning his passing and that of the 95 passengers he was traveling with when their plane crashed yesterday en route to Russia. This morning President Kaczynski's body was returned to Warsaw.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), a member of the House of Representatives Dairy Caucus, joined other members of Congress in asking Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack to increase support prices to farmers.