Tell EPA We Need Action on CSO Reduction (Feb 28th Deadline)

The ‘OU-2 Proposed Plan’ is the first major decision the EPA is undertaking in the Superfund cleanup of Newtown Creek since the waterbody’s designation in 2010. The plan is specifically focussed on the impacts of chemicals discharged annually to the Creek via Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO). While the plan is rather complicated in the use […]

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2019: End of Year Review

2019 has been another pivotal year for NCA and the continued revitalization of Newtown Creek. We expanded our STEM Urban Ecology Curriculum program; assumed management of the Kingsland Wildflowers green roof and community space; developed a community driven plan for the Gateway to Greenpoint site; and planted native wildflower meadows in Greenpoint – all the while continuing our regular water quality sampling program; street end cleanups […]

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Tidal Toast 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended, sponsored, donated, and volunteered for the 2019 Tidal Toast: NCA’s annual fundraising benefit hosted by Broadway Stages. Funds raised at the event go directly towards NCA’s ongoing work to Restore, Reveal and Revitalize Newtown Creek. See photos from Alison Lee Photography on our flickr page here. 2019 Honorees:    Jim […]

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Newtown Creek Tours with Bike NY

NCA is pleased to partner with Bike NY on a series of bicycle tours around the Newtown Creek watershed. Bike NY will help outfit participants with bicycles and safety equipment and NCA will help guide the tour to various points of interest to see and discuss various local environmental issues and opportunities on and near […]

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