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The substation had had spewed more than 8,400 gallons of oil over the years.


Around 30,000 million gallons of oil are still not accounted for.

Williamsburg »

Workers have recovered just 560 of the estimated 5,200 gallons of oil in the water, officials said.

Gowanus »

Riverkeeper's John Lipscomb patrols the Gowanus Canal once a month looking for polluters.

Gowanus »

An environmental group reported muddy water flowing into the canal from Lightstone's construction site.

Gowanus »

Almost 30 teams are signed up to participate in a boat race on the heavily polluted Gowanus Canal.

West Village »

Urban Greenwalk will create a weeklong open-air museum in the West Village in April. 

West Harlem »

A new law would require disclosure to the public within four hours of sewage entering waterways.

Manhattan »

The plan will increase the city's green and gray infrastructure.

Harlem »

The Department of Environmental Protection released a report that showed a loose nut on a fuel line may have led to the massive fire.

Harlem »

Proposed law calls for real-time water quality updates to be available to the public in the wake of the North River sewage plant fire in July.

Harlem »

DEP says it will begin issuing more public warnings about water quality and post test results more frequently.

Harlem »

The North River Wastewater Treatment Plant pumped an estimated 800 million gallons of untreated sewage into the Hudson last year, even before a fire forced the plant to close down last week.

Harlem »

City officials say the stream of at least 200 million gallons of raw sewage pumped into the Hudson River stopped at 9:30 p.m. Friday.