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Blissville Seep Comments

Oil Seeping out from the Former Pratt Oil Works Facility in Blissville, Queens. August, 2017. While many people are well aware of the infamous Greenpoint Oil Spill, a massive 17-30 million gallon plume of oil that lies underground and mixed in with groundwater under Greenpoint Brooklyn, there is much less knowledge about the Pratt Oil […]

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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 (September 19, 2017): The US Coast Guard has informed mariners that the planned demolition, previous planned for Sept. 24th has been postponed with no new date announced. New York State has yet to make a formal announcement to confirm dates or safety zones. ——– One of the main events on Newtown Creek this year will be […]

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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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