The Newtown Creek Alliance is a community-based organization dedicated to protecting the environmental, recreational and commercial integrity of Newtown Creek.

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2016 Year in Review

With 2016 coming to an end, we look back to reflect on NCA’s work this year and appreciate how our efforts both big and small are creating a cleaner and more vibrant Newtown Creek for years to come. Here are some of the highlights:We report sources of pollution, prevent new pollution, and support investments in green infrastructure, bioremediation, and habitat restoration. We nurture and expand open spaces along Newtown Creek to enable public access.

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Join Us for Upcoming Events

Join Us for Upcoming Events

Long Term Control Plan Meeting
Tuesday Feb 21st
6:30 pm
Newtown Creek WWTP Visitor Center
329 Greenpoint Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Join the NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection in discussion of ways to address the impacts of Combined Sewer Overflow and improve water quality in Newtown Creek. The meeting is open to all, get more info and RSVP here.

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NCA and our partners at LaGuardia Community College were featured in this now nominated episode about Water and CUNY (The City University of New York). Watch the episode from last year below. Environmental Science Major, Laguardia Community College ... See MoreSee Less

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Multiple sightings in the past week of a red-throated loon hanging out on #newtowncreek near the DEP Nature Walk. Cool to see different bird species making a winter home right here.
#birdsofinstagram #nycwildlife #superfund @nycaudubon
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Too much #marinedebris in #newtowncreek - a patrol run this morning saw a huge amount of plastics and styrofoam products polluting surface waters near the mouth of the Creek.
#cleanwaters #floatables #plasticpollution
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Thanks to #gmdc for hosting a site visit with @laguardiacc and #citycollege. The field trip was part of going work by professors Sarah Durand and Marcha Johnson- looking at ways to redesign bulkheads to be more ecologically active; something #newtowncreek could definitely benefit from. ... See MoreSee Less

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