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2021 Recap

After another year of uncertainties and unpredictability we are extremely grateful for everyone who helped support our mission to Reveal, Restore, and Revitalize Newtown Creek. Whether you volunteered at a cleanup event, helped maintain some of the green spaces we manage, attended a virtual event, or helped spread word about the state of the Creek […]

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Petition: Create Public Access at Vernon Blvd Shoreline

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) and Economic Development Corporation (EDC) are currently pursuing plans to reconstruct the Vernon Blvd Street End at Newtown Creek. In the past 20 years, numerous community driven plans for this location have been developed in an effort to reconnect Long Island City to their waterfront (see renderings above). While […]

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Oil Sheens on the Creek

UPDATE September 15th:  On September 9th, NYSDEC received an anonymous tip that has led to identifying a responsible party dumping waste oil into a land side drain that leads straight to Dutch Kills. US Coast Guard as well as an environmental services contractor deployed sorbent and containment booms to contain and remove the dumped oil […]

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