The DOT is planning to add a designated bike lane on the bridge, which links Queens and Brooklyn.
Nine separate oil spill incidents were reported this year, up from two in the same period last year.
Advocacy group Green Shores NYC is organizing the tour as part of its "Bridging the Creek" initiative.
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The body of Steven L. Middleton was found in Newtown Creek, officials said.
The first environmental grants funded by an oil spill settlement were announced Thursday.
The NYC DEP is encouraging groups to apply for $6 million in new funding for green projects.
This was set to be the third year of the tours at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Artists who've documented NYC's waterways will converge at a panel in Williamsburg.
The North Brooklyn Boat Club is scaring up a Halloween tour for all ages.
A request for proposals was released Wednesday for groups with eco-friendly projects in mind.
Officials said the boat parked at 190 Morgan Avenue was a "derelict vehicle" that must be vacated.
Residents are concerned pollution in and around Newtown Creek could release toxins during construction.
A new green infrastructure plan was designed to divert runoff from the drainage system in Greenpoint.
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