Recent media coverage of NCA’s various projects and related advocacy (updated January 2020):


To get raw sewage out of Newtown Creek, EPA takes the cheap route  Brooklyn Eagle; December 4th, 2019

Bringing Climate to the Classroom in Queens  NextCity; September 18th, 2019

Newtown Creek Focused curriculum expands in schools   LIC Journal; September 11th, 2019

Long Island City Students to Learn About the Newtown Creek in Innovative New Program  LIC Post; August 29th, 2019

A partnership of environmental nonprofits launches urban ecology curriculum educational program with LIC Schools; August 29th, 2019

In Greenpoint, new waterfront parks will transform the Newtown Creek  CurbedNY; August 22nd, 2019

There are three active oil spills on Newtown Creek  Brooklyn Daily Eagle; May 20th, 2019

The dark side of green development–and what cities should do instead  Fast Company; April 2nd, 2019

Hunger Games at PS 34: Connecting Curriculum to Community  GoGreenBK; January 28th, 2019

Home on the Grunge: Newtown Creek Alliance Hopes to the Clean the Air (and Water) Along the Creek  Patch; October 31st, 2018

City’s Pumping Air Into Polluted Newtown Creek has Critics Worried  City Limits; August 8th, 2018

Spotting Signs Of Life On The Poisoned Waters Of Newtown Creek  Gothamist; May 1st, 2018

Ambitious Long-Term Plan For Newtown Creek Envisions Public Shoreline Park, Green Infrastructure Along Waterway Greenpoint Post; March 20th, 2018

Please Don’t Flush the Toilet. It’s Raining.  New York Times; March 2nd, 2018

From green industry to waterfront parks, activists plan a cleaner future for Newtown Creek in Queens; March 16th, 2018

Love That Dirty Water: A Meet and Greet with Everyone’s Favorite Polluted Waterway  GoGreenBK; February 21st, 2018

Video: Fish Jump, Barges Work and Beauty Survives on Newtown Creek  City Limits; August 18th, 2016

Cleaner Creeks and Bays, But How Will New Yorkers Access the Waters They Own?  City Limits; August 16th, 2016

Environmentalists Check Pollution in Newtown Creek Ahead of Cleanup  DNAinfo; May 20th, 2016

Brooklyn’s North Border Dump Site: Newtown Creek patrolled by Riverkeeper  Brooklyn Daily Eagle; December 7th, 2015

Bringing Community, and Nature, Back to the Banks of Newtown Creek  Curbed NY; April 15th, 2015

The Eyes and Ears of Newtown Creek   Science Line; April 8th, 2015

Rainbow Sheens and a Tip Draw a Focus to Dumping in Newtown Creek  New York Times; September 12th, 2014