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

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

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

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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.

Long Island City »

The next phase of construction will include building infrastructure like sewers, roads and sidewalks.

Greenpoint »

The Eco-Schools program is being funded through $1.75 million in Greenpoint oil spill settlement money.

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The company pleaded guilty to dumping hazardous waste that ended up in the creek, DA said.

Long Island City »

About 600 cyclists a day are expected to use the new bike lanes, according to the DOT.

Greenpoint »

Christopher Swain wants to encourage people to advocate for clean water.

Long Island City »

One lane of Brooklyn traffic will be removed to make room for a bike path on the bridge, the DOT said.

Rockaway Beach »

With temperatures in the teens , large portions of Jamaica Bay and Newtown Creek have frozen.

Long Island City »

The DOT is planning to add a designated bike lane on the bridge, which links Queens and Brooklyn.

Greenpoint »

Nine separate oil spill incidents were reported this year, up from two in the same period last year.

Long Island City »

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