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ExxonMobil Filled in a Tidal Wetland on Newtown Creek in 1977…

NCA has been examining the history of the 400 Kingsland Avenue property, currently owned by ExxonMobil, but it is likely to go on the market for sale soon as Exxon seeks to alter their Greenpoint Oil Spill pollution discharge system. Recently obtained documents help shine light on outstanding questions regarding a former tidal wetland inlet on […]

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Hiring: Grants & Development Manager (Full Time)

Description NCA is hiring a highly organized and self-motivated Grants & Development Manager. This position will work directly with NCA’s Executive Director to complete a variety of development related tasks necessary to maintain and grow organizational operations. View this posting as a .pdf About NCA Newtown Creek Alliance (NCA) is a community based non-profit with […]

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ExxonMobil Proposes to Alter Greenpoint Oil Spill Pollution Discharge Systems

On May 9, 2024 at 6:30 pm, ExxonMobil is hosting a virtual public meeting to discuss their application to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) which will modify their permit for discharging treated groundwater as part of the Greenpoint Oil Spill remediation project. In short, the modification will allow ExxonMobil to consolidate two […]

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NRDA: The Future of Newtown Creek

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) collectively serve as the Trustees for Newtown Creek. They drafted the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) to seek compensation for restoring injured natural resources and services resulting from industrial activities that released […]

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