It is not immediately clear when the fields will reopen.
Two men were rescued from scaffolding at the Ted Weiss Federal Building Downtown, officials said.
The city's Parks Department sprayed the pesticide Roundup more than 1,300 times in 2013.
Remediation work at the former atomic bomb project site led the EPA to discover more contamination.
Two businesses have been badly affected by radiation protection work on the Bushwick-Ridgewood border.
Residents worry the Gowanus Canal cleanup will shut the public pool on Third Avenue and Degraw Street.
The cleanup will take eight to 10 years, but won't make the canal safe enough for swimming.
The Double "D" Pool lies in path of EPA's plans for clean up of Gowanus Canal.
The nonprofit Fifth Avenue Committee received the grant from the New York Community Trust.
Almost 30 teams are signed up to participate in a boat race on the heavily polluted Gowanus Canal.
The EPA proposal for cleaning up the Gowanus Canal could close the "Double D" pool, locals worry.
The City Planning Commission approved the controversial Lightstone project this week.
The EPA has extended the timeline for public comment on the proposed Gowanus Canal cleanup unti April.
The cleanup of the polluted canal is expected to cost about a half billon dollars and take until 2022.
John Quadrozzi, who hopes to use toxic sludge as landfill, hasn't paid fines he owes the state.
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