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Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek: A Tale of Two Superfunds

On 10th anniversary of cleanup efforts, progress lags on Newtown Creek; more community voices are needed in Brooklyn and Queens. New York City’s two most … Read More

Newtown Creek Alliance Tidal Toast annual benefit

… and expand NCA outreach, advocacy, educational programming and restoration projects in and around Newtown Creek. Due to COVID restrictions we are unable to have our annual in-person benefit party … Read More

In the Shadows of Newtown Creek

From the mid-1600s to the mid-1800s, ferries traveled westward on Newtown Creek, bringing farmers’ goods to marketplaces in Manhattan. The creek’s freshwater … Read More

Newtown Creek Alliance Field Day Friday

Join NCA for their regular open house event at the Kingsland Wildflowers green roof. A great … Read More

On Newtown Creek: Creating havens for marine life on a sheet-pile shoreline

Riverkeeper is teaming up with Newtown Creek Alliance, Billion Oyster Project and design firm SITU on an experiment: Installing … Read More

Tidal Toast: A Newtown Creek Celebration

Since 2002 the Newtown Creek Alliance (NCA) has been the voice of Newtown Creek; working with industry, agencies, … Read More

Why Brooklyn’s Newtown Creek superfund site is still there – and still dirty

Breakfast Talk: Visions for Newtown Creek

Newtown Creek was designated as a Superfund site in 2010 as a result of pollution caused by decades … Read More

Newtown Creek Habitat Structure Build Day

… is a pilot project that seeks to find one of many solutions that could be implemented throughout Newtown Creek and other waters throughout the city and the country. As part of our “visioning” … Read More

On Newtown Creek, creating a foothold for the natural world

… been thinking big, and far into the future, with partners working to restore the badly polluted Newtown Creek, which forms the border of Brooklyn and Queens. Now we’re excited to be part of … Read More
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