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Environment

The Tonawanda Coke plant was ordered to shut down operations Friday after a state Department of Environmental Conservation inspection of the facility Thursday found persistent and repeated violations of the plant's DEC permit. A cease-and-desist letter from DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos delivered to the plant Friday included a notice of intent to revoke Tonawanda Coke's…

Buffalo

Another sprawling and polluted former industrial site in Buffalo may be destined for a new business park. Industrial development specialist Krog Corp. is acquiring nearly half of the former ExxonMobil Corp. refinery property on Elk Street along the Buffalo River as part of a plan to clean up the entire property and put it back to use. The Orchard Park-based company s…