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Riverkeeper Submits Comments on Cleanup of Gowanus Canal

… U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in support of its comprehensive plan to remediate the Gowanus Canal Superfund site. The plan will address the impacts of more than 150 years of pollution … Read More

Simple Answers to Common Questions about the Gowanus Canal Cleanup

It took nearly 150 years of neglect for the Gowanus Canal to earn the distinction as one of the nation’s most extensively polluted … Read More

Ten Feet of Black Mayonnaise: A Day on the Gowanus Canal

Gowanus Canal To Feature ‘Sponge Park’ Green Infrastructure

Riverkeeper Provides Additional Insight into EPA Feasibility Study for Cleanup of Gowanus Canal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371, [email protected] Member of the Gowanus Community Advisory Group and Technical/Water Quality sub-committee will comment at January … Read More

Cleaning up Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal—the right way

… year’s investigation, the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed cleanup options for the Gowanus Canal that would finally give Brooklyn residents their waterway back. The two primary … Read More

Riverkeeper Announces Major Victory in Gowanus Canal Enforcement Campaign

… of other companies owned by Jacob Marmurstein $482,750 for years of dumping pollution into the Gowanus Canal. Riverkeeper originally filed a Notice of Intent to Sue (NOIS) against 107 Sixth … Read More

Gowanus Canal Is ‘Heavily’ Polluted, EPA Confirms

Riverkeeper Responds to EPA Investigation of Gowanus Canal

… initial report EPA issued today confirming the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the Gowanus Canal: “Riverkeeper supports the EPA’s initial report on the Gowanus Canal Superfund … Read More

Riverkeeper Commends EPA Decision for Comprehensive Superfund Cleanup of Toxic Gowanus Canal

… today commended the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to list Brooklyn’s toxic Gowanus Canal on the Superfund National Priorities List. The decision to list the canal will begin … Read More
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