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$400K in Environmental Grants Awarded Through Greenpoint Oil Spill Fund

The first environmental grants funded by an oil spill settlement were announced Thursday.

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DEP Offers $6 Million in Green Project Grants

The NYC DEP is encouraging groups to apply for $6 million in new funding for green projects.

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DEP Dumps Valentine's Tours of Sewage Treatment Plant After Snowstorm

This was set to be the third year of the tours at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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Famed Sewer Explorer and Other Aquatic Artists Confront City's Waterfront

Artists who've documented NYC's waterways will converge at a panel in Williamsburg.

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Costumed Paddlers to Canoe Down Newtown Creek in 'Haunted' Ride

The North Brooklyn Boat Club is scaring up a Halloween tour for all ages.

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$19.5 Million Now Up for Grabs for Greenpoint Environmental Projects

A request for proposals was released Wednesday for groups with eco-friendly projects in mind.

East Williamsburg »

FDNY Shuts Down Hipster Party Boat in Newtown Creek

Officials said the boat parked at 190 Morgan Avenue was a "derelict vehicle" that must be vacated.

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Residents Demand Greenpoint Towers Environmental Impact Study

Residents are concerned pollution in and around Newtown Creek could release toxins during construction.

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Plan to Clean Up Newtown Creek Starts in Bed-Stuy, Officials Say

A new green infrastructure plan was designed to divert runoff from the drainage system in Greenpoint.

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Vintage Taxis Lure Guests to Newtown Creek-Side Hotel

The Box House Hotel offers guests free rides in white vintage taxis around Greenpoint.

East Williamsburg »

Architect Plans Swimming Pool Filled With Water Diverted from Newtown Creek

The pool would use water that typically becomes sewage that overflows into the filthy creek.

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Greenpoint Art Studio Scammed in Painting Purchase Fraud

A would-be buyer scammed the 99 Commercial Street seller out of $1,700, police said.

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G Train Closures Slated for 12 Weekends in Greenpoint and Queens

Greenpoint and Long Island City stations will face closures starting July.

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Greenpoint Towers the 'Ugliest, Scariest, Most Horrible' Plan, Locals Say

Towers bringing thousands of new residents are "socioeconomically segregated" and "unfair," locals say.

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Newtown Creek Came Within Inches of Sewage Deluge During Sandy, Experts Say

The Climate Central report showed Newtown Creek's treatment plant was within 6 inches of overflowing

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