Vote for Your Favorite Environmental Benefits Projects

The City Parks Foundation invites you to vote for your favorite Environmental Benefits Projects.  To learn more about the Environmental Benefits Program or get more details on specific projects please email David Rivel from the City Parks Foundation at  Your votes will be submitted to the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation which will take […]

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ExxonMobil Settlement Agreement Announced

The Newtown Creek Alliance is happy to announce that the lawsuits brought by the Hudson Riverkeeper and the New York State Attorney General’s Office against ExxonMobil relating to the Greenpoint Oil Spill were settled today.  In a press conference held at the Manhattan Avenue Street End Park, Governor Elect Cuomo announced that the settlement will provide […]

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Newtown Creek Cover Shot

Photography from the Newtown Creek Alliance’s own Bernard Ente graces this month’s issue of Tug & Salvage.  You can preview the magazine here.  I’m not sure what’s happening on p. 27 but I’m tempted to pick up a copy from my local tugboat shop so I can find out.  The full photo sequence including the […]

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Newtown Creek for the Vulgar!

NCA member Mitch Waxman has just released a new photo book: Newtown Creek for the Vulgarly Curious. You can order a copy of the book from the Travel the length of Newtown Creek, the currently undefended border of Brooklyn and Queens in New York City. 68 pages exploring the rich history and troubled past […]

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