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Storm Drain Stenciling!

NCA, in partnership with Riverkeeper, the SWIM Coalition and Gowanus Canal Conservancy, will be painting a number of custom made stencils on local catch basins to remind people that these areas drain to Newtown Creek during rain events and bring any trash that is on the street into our already polluted waterway. No More Pollution […]

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What’s Happening with the K-Bridge Demolition?

UPDATE (July 19th, 2017): The lowering and barging out of the main span was set to happen this week; but we are still awaiting official word from NY state. We will relay dates and times ASAP.  If interested in watching this process we have put together a map of some of the safer and more accessible […]

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Water, Soil and Visioning for Newtown Creek – April 25th

Join the Newtown Creek Alliance for an evening of presentations, discussion and visioning workshop at A/D/O, the new center for design in Brooklyn. The event is free and open to the public. In addition to discussing upcoming 2017 events and volunteer opportunities the event will include presentations on the following: 2016 Newtown Creek Water Quality […]

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CREEK-A-THON: April 9th

  This is the full monty of Newtown Creek walking tours, a grueling walk covering the entire Newtown Creek in a single day. Forming the currently undefended border of Brooklyn and Queens, our lugubrious cataract of municipal neglect is surrounded by heavy industrial zones, 23 open sewers, is a Federal Superfund site, is the destination […]

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