The Newtown Creek Alliance is a community-based organization dedicated to restoring, revealing and revitalizing Newtown Creek.

Newtown Creek Vision Plan

Newtown Creek Vision Plan

In 2018, NCA, Riverkeeper and Perkins+Will launched the Newtown Creek Vision plan, a 150 page report chronicling priority issues and 85 proposed projects to address Remediation, Restoration, Recreation and Resilience. The report builds upon decades of planning and visioning efforts by numerous community members and organizations; framing ideas in the wake of upcoming Superfund remediation and Clean Water improvements. Read the full plan here.

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Newtown Creek StoryMaps

Newtown Creek StoryMaps

Explore these interactive educational resources on ArcGIS StoryMaps to learn more about the Creek's ecosystem and NCA’s efforts in environmental remediation, restoration, and revitalization. We have units available on the history and geography of the Creek, regional flora and fauna, Newtown Creek's soil and water health, and the impact of climate change on NYC's coastal communities. Click "read more" to view them all.

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Facebook News

Facebook News

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Newtown Creek Alliance

We’ll be at @triloxworkshop workshop at 228 India St this Sunday during their sample sale from 12-5pm! Come by to grab some rescued and repurposed wooden slabs and other odds and ends perfect for DIY projects, and learn about what we’ve been up to on and around Newtown Creek. A portion of the proceeds from this event will be going to NCA, it’s time to get ready to get creative!

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🚨Greenpoint neighbors🚨 The EPA is hosting a virtual Superfund 101 workshop this Thursday from 6-8pm! Come learn about the new superfund site in the neighborhood, the Meeker Avenue Plumes. Registration link in bio. Following the meeting announcement flyer is the EPA’s October 2022 Community Update (cropped), with information about the Site and upcoming and past investigative actions taken.

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On this giving Tuesday, we'd like to thank our incredible volunteers who give so much time and energy to support our work. We appreciate your hard work, even through heat waves and rainstorms, to help with street-end cleanups and restoring some of the native habitats that have been lost along Newtown Creek. Learn more about our work and the many ways you can support NCA's mission here: linktr.ee/newtowncreek

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We had a great time taking @epagov Region 2 Administrator Lisa Garcia out on the water today to see the pressing issues facing Newtown Creek.We hope this tour helped highlight major Superfund remediation needs that the Community Advisory Group (CAG) continues to press for including a thorough cleanup on a reasonable timeline. Stay tuned, CAG meetings begin again in January!Thank you to Riverkeeper and Dan Wiley from Representative Velazquez’s office for joining us.

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EPA Confirms Newtown Creek Superfund Designation

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will use the resources, oversight, and enforcement power of the Federal Superfund Program to clean Newtown Creek in a comprehensive and coordinated manner – complementing efforts initiated by the Newtown Creek Alliance.  NCA supports the EPA Superfund cleanup and expects that throughout the planning and remediation process […]

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New Website

Thanks to Bernard Ente, Mai Armstrong, Mitch Waxman and Michael Heimbinder for helping build the new Newtown Creek Alliance website. Have a look around and let us know what you think.

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