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More Wetlands Coming to Dutch Kills

Clean fill being placed at the head of Dutch Kills in Queens. (May 2018) The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) is currently installing a large expansion of native salt marsh habitat within the Dutch Kills tributary of Newtown Creek. Building upon a pilot project which was installed in 2015, this expanded effort will […]

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What’s Happening with the K-Bridge Demolition?

  UPDATE (September 27, 2017): From Helen Neuhaus and associates: “We have just been informed that the contractor has completed the preparatory work needed for the implosion of the approaches to the old Kosciuszko Bridge.  If weather conditions remain favorable and there are no unanticipated complications in the field, the New York State Department of Transportation […]

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2016 Year in Review

Bioremediation Workshop #3                                                                                    photo: Mitch Waxman There is no quick or simple solution for transforming […]

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WAIT…

Good news for water quality and CSO education: NYCDEP has just begun a pilot program to help inform people when sewers are overflowing and the importance of limiting water use during rain events. The best part is that the pilot is running in the Newtown Creek watershed! If you are a resident living in the […]

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