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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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Iena Cruz’s High Tide Mural at Hunters Point Campus

With support from the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, NCA partnered with Greenpoint Innovations to create a community art installation in Long Island City to illustrate what our waterway once looked like as a healthy, productive and thriving tributary; call attention to the ecological loss suffered by environmental damage; and highlight what could return […]

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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: and enter the appropriate info below Wednesday March […]

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