Advocacy group Green Shores NYC is organizing the tour as part of its "Bridging the Creek" initiative.
The neighborhood where tire shops and auto repair dominated is now a gourmet food shopping destination.
Remediation work at the former atomic bomb project site led the EPA to discover more contamination.
A request for proposals was released Wednesday for groups with eco-friendly projects in mind.
Residents are concerned pollution in and around Newtown Creek could release toxins during construction.
John Quadrozzi, who hopes to use toxic sludge as landfill, hasn't paid fines he owes the state.
A business owner wants to use sludge from the Gowanus Canal as landfill to expand his property.
The tour exposes "spooky" environmental and historic facts about the creek.
The EPA has started to remove soil at the Jewett White Lead Company superfund site in Port Richmond.
Sewage clean-up efforts are actually contaminating the air above Newtown Creek, a study found.
The North Brooklyn Boat Club will offer canoeing and kayaking from its own space this spring.
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