Recent media coverage of NCA’s various projects and related advocacy (updated May 2024):

National Grid Wants to Heat More Homes With Converted Food Waste — and Make You Pay For It The City; May 22, 2024.

Brooklyn gone wildlife: Warmer weather brings birds, whales, and more back to Kings County Brooklyn Paper; May 13, 2024.

How 5 N.Y.C. Neighborhoods Are Struggling With Climate Change New York Times; May 12, 2024.

Queens Landing Boathouse hosts educational trips on Newtown Creek’s ecology LIC Post; April 4, 2024.

Nothing to See Here, Just Flaring Methane in Greenpoint Per Usual Hell Gate; April 3, 2024.

City tree beds get TLC from volunteer New Yorkers CBS News New York; April 2, 2024.

Newtown Creek: Four Miles of Polluted Waters at Risk of Flooding The City; February 14, 2024.

Can a Contaminated Creek Come Clean FAQ NYC Podcast; February 14, 2024.

New York City’s Composting Conundrum The New York Times; December 5, 2023.

Advocates call for green infrastructure to prevent catastrophic flooding Spectrum News NY 1; December 1, 2023.

Oil slicks and ‘black mayonnaise’: 45 years after historic oil spill, Newtown Creek is still recovering Brooklyn Paper; November 17, 2023.

A plan to convert organic waste into fuel hits a snag WNYC; November 15, 2023.

Project to convert NYC compost to heating fuel goes offline weeks after launching Gothamist; November 11, 2023.

Looking back 45 years after the discovery of the Greenpoint Oil Spill, one of the largest ever recorded in our country’s history CBS New York; September 21, 2023.

McCarren Park Demo Garden Hosts Environmental Justice Panel This Wednesday Greenpointers; July 31, 2023.

Brooklyn to see greener spaces, thanks to community ideas News 12; May 2, 2023.

Floating Along Newtown Creek While Reflecting on Water Pollution WNYC; April 22, 2023.

Floating Along Newtown Creek While Reflecting on Water Pollution Gothamist; April 21, 2023.

Locals React to Plan to Add 15 ft. Tall Seawall to Greenpoint Waterfront Greenpointers; March 3, 2023.

‘We must get it right’: Northern Brooklyn examines the Army Corps plan for post-Sandy resiliency Brooklyn Paper; February 28, 2023.

Greenpoint residents sound off on proposed flood plan NY1; February 24, 2023.

The Real Dolphins of New York City Hellgate NYC; January 31, 2023.

Dolphins just spotted in New York City’s Bronx River: ‘Had me shocked’ Washington Post; January 22, 2023.

Dolphins spotted in Newtown Creek, Bronx River News12; January 19, 2023.

Long-delayed project to convert compost, waste into gas for NYC homes slated to launch in January Gothamist; December 9, 2022.

Clean-Up of Newtown Creek Superfund Site Pushed Back Until 2032 Greenpointer; December 6, 2022.

EPA delays cleanup of Brooklyn’s toxic Newtown Creek Superfund site until 2032 Gothamist; December 5, 2022.

Newtown Creek Alliance Calling for Public Comment on Proposed Changes to the Creek Greenpointers; November 21, 2022.

Using Ecosystem Services as an Alternative to Reforestation: NYC’s Newtown Creek; November 4, 2022.

10 years after Sandy, draft coastal resiliency plan includes 12 storm surge gates CBS News; October 19, 2023.

Introducing a New Augmented Reality Experience on Spanchat to Learn about the Newtown Creek Nature Walk The City Life; October 24, 2022.

Congress Allocated $3.5 Billion to Clean Up Superfund Sites. Here’s What That Means for Newtown Creek Greenpointers; March 3, 2022.

Schumer says Newtown Creek, other Superfund sites should benefit from $3.5b toward ‘orphan’ sites Brooklyn Paper; March 1, 2022.

Advocates hope newly secured federal funds go towards cleaning up Newtown Creek News12; February 25, 2022

Danger, opportunity in bulkhead collapse: Environmental group says repairs offer chance to revitalize ecosystem Queens Chronicle; February 24, 2022.

Elected Officials and Advocates Call for Replacement of Collapsed Bulkheads in LIC LICPost; February 24, 2022.

New rule requires new developments to include stormwater management measures on-site Brooklyn Daily Eagle; February 24, 2022.

With decision looming, Brooklynites ask Hochul, DEC to deny new Greenpoint Energy Center vaporizers Brooklyn Paper; January 28, 2022.

Deadline Extended for Comments on Designating Meeker Avenue Plume a Superfund Site  Brownstoner; November 9 2021

This Brooklyn Chemical Spill Is Constantly Spewing Fumes. The EPA Wants It To Be A Superfund Site  Gothamist; November 1, 2021

Prioritizing equity is needed to combat green-city gentrification  Business Insider; October 21, 2021

Forwarding: Growing Number of Electeds Join Call for Governor Hochul to Review Gas Bill Hike  NY State Senator Brian Kavanaugh’s office press release; October 19, 2021

Climate Change Is Putting More Poop in New York’s Waters  Curbed; September 17, 2021.

In Gleason’s footsteps  August 13, 2021.

Environmental groups team up to expand and maintain city’s rain gardens  NY1; July 26, 2021.

Forgotten in Plain Sight: Bringing Renewed Attention to a Famous New York City Waterway  Syracuse University News; May 21, 2021.

23 Years After Being Proposed, Greenpoint Nature Walk Is Finished  Gothamist; May 18, 2021.

Queens lawmaker passes bills protecting the environment, keeping children safe; April 30, 2021.

Opinion: Let’s Transform NYC’s Waterfront Street-Ends for Equitable Water Access   City Limits; March 23, 2021.

Thursday Spotlight: Meet Newtown Creek Alliance’s Newest Horticulturist  Greenpointers; October 20, 2020.

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

EPA proposes plan to lessen impact of combined sewer overflow on Newtown Creek; November 21, 2019.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brooklynites remove 2,000 pounds of trash, mostly plastic, along Newtown Creek  Brooklyn Daily Eagle; May 7, 2019.

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

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

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

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

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

The dirty yet important history of the Newtown Creek: Our Neighborhood, The Way it Was; March 31, 2018.

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

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

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

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

Greenpoint Returns to its ‘Greener’ Days  Rethink.Earth  January 25, 2018

NYC Beachgoers Beware, EPA Hit With Sprawling Sewage Suit Courthouse News Service; June 30, 2017.

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

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

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

Tiny Creatures Breathe New Life Into a Toxic Waterway  WNYC; March 10, 2016.

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

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

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

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

Advocates Press City to Change Potentially Harmful Cleanup of Newtown Creek DNAInfo; September 12, 2012.