Category Archives: Access

Support the Dutch Kills Loop

UPDATE (December 12th): Thank you to everyone who contributed to the campaign. With nearly 70 individual supporters we raised over $17,200 total to support the project. To get more involved with the planning of the project, please reach out to us: dutchkillsloop @ newtowncreekalliance.org ————– NCA is pleased to announce a matching fund campaign to […]

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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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2019: End of Year Review

2019 has been another pivotal year for NCA and the continued revitalization of Newtown Creek. We expanded our STEM Urban Ecology Curriculum program; assumed management of the Kingsland Wildflowers green roof and community space; developed a community driven plan for the Gateway to Greenpoint site; and planted native wildflower meadows in Greenpoint – all the while continuing our regular water quality sampling program; street end cleanups […]

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2018 Year in Review

Dear Newtown Creek Alliance Friends and Supporters; The marathon of cleaning up and revitalizing Newtown Creek continues! This past year NCA has made large leaps in expanding our outreach, programming and partnerships. Some of our key accomplishments include: Release of the Newtown Creek Vision Plan with Riverkeeper Newtown Creek Curriculum introduced into the Greenpoint Eco-Schools Launch of a new Living […]

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