Category Archives: Public Health

Our 2020 Recap

There is no shortage of things to say about 2020. Throughout this unprecedented year, NCA remained diligent in finding new ways to achieve our mission to Reveal, Restore and Revitalize Newtown Creek. Below are some of the highlights and key partnerships from this past year (also check ou our Tidal Toast video showcasing much of […]

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Say No to National Grid Air Permit and Expansion

UPDATE (March 10th): Due to significant public interest and sign up The NYS DEC will be holding multiple public hearings in March. Join NCA and our allies in speaking up about this unwarranted expansion. Get background here and join below. To join the virtual hearings visit: Webex.com and enter the appropriate info below Wednesday March […]

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Superfund after 10 years

10 years ago today (September 28th) Newtown Creek was designated a federal Superfund site. Dozens of responsible parties identified; thousands of pages of reports written and re-written; millions of data points collected; hundreds of hours of community meetings; and untold millions of dollars spent to date. But where are we after a decade? The EPA […]

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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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