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Gowanus »

Gowanus Cleanup Could Close Pool and Playground For 9 Years, Officials Say

Double D Pool and Thomas Greene Park will likely be affected by the SuperFund cleanup, officials said.

Long Island City »

Explore Newtown Creek by Bike This Weekend in Free Tour

Advocacy group Green Shores NYC is organizing the tour as part of its "Bridging the Creek" initiative.

Gowanus »

Gowanus Loses Some of Its Gritty Edge with Opening of Whole Foods Grocery

The neighborhood where tire shops and auto repair dominated is now a gourmet food shopping destination.

Ridgewood »

Former Ridgewood Atomic Bomb Site Up For Superfund Designation

Remediation work at the former atomic bomb project site led the EPA to discover more contamination.

Greenpoint »

$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.

Greenpoint »

Residents Demand Greenpoint Towers Environmental Impact Study

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

Red Hook »

'Toxic Sludge' Developer Owes Up to $20M for Environmental Violations

John Quadrozzi, who hopes to use toxic sludge as landfill, hasn't paid fines he owes the state.

Red Hook »

Developer Seeks to Use Toxic Sludge as Landfill to Expand Brooklyn

A business owner wants to use sludge from the Gowanus Canal as landfill to expand his property.

Greenpoint »

'Spooky' Newtown Creek Tour Reveals Pirates and Witch Hunts

The tour exposes "spooky" environmental and historic facts about the creek.

Port Richmond »

Clean Up of Toxic Soil Starts at Site of Staten Island Lead Factory

The EPA has started to remove soil at the Jewett White Lead Company superfund site in Port Richmond.

Greenpoint »

Newtown Creek Clean-Up Is Contaminating the Air, Study Finds

Sewage clean-up efforts are actually contaminating the air above Newtown Creek, a study found.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

New Boathouse On Tap for Newtown Creek Kayakers

The North Brooklyn Boat Club will offer canoeing and kayaking from its own space this spring.