Author Archives: MH

Citizen Cartography Workshop: Stretching Newtown Creek

On 10/29 the New York Public Library hosted a mapping workshop focused on Newtown Creek.  No technical expertise or previous experience with maps was needed.  Participants learned how to use a mapping platform developed by NYPL that allows users to stretch historical maps over contemporary maps and trace maps into downloadable/feedable datasets.  The maps generated […]

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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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