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Newtown Creek

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East Williamsburg »

She was sitting cross-legged when researchers with the Newtown Creek Alliance found her, they said.

Greenpoint »

The Newtown Creek is a fecal hotspot and the city has been mandated to clean it up.

Jamaica »

NYC Audubon got a $40,000 grant from the NY Community Trust to create a first-ever database.

Gowanus »

National Grid owns contaminated property along the polluted canal and is responsible for cleaning it up.

Inwood »

Check out these five fun tips for adventures all over the city.

Greenpoint »

An early study found no elevated risk of most cancers or birth defects for those living near the creek.

Sunnyside »

The gardens are designed to absorb rain water to prevent sewer overflow.

Greenpoint »

The Newtown Creek Alliance is collecting water samples from all along the creek this spring and summer. 

Long Island City »

Now there's a separate path for bikers and pedestrians, officials say.

Long Island City »

The bridge is an increasingly popular span for cyclists traveling between Brooklyn and Queens.

Greenpoint »

Residents near Newtown Creek weren't more likely to get cancer or have birth defects, a study concluded.

Gowanus »

The mayor's proposed streetcar could require new bridges on the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek.

Greenpoint »

The DEP is building four massive filters to keep trash from entering the creek.

Greenpoint »

An urban farm, a green roof and a shoreline restoration are just a few projects that will be funded.