Diver John D’Aquino will be equipped with a head camera that will send images of the canal to an audience at the TEDx conference in real time.
Dredging will begin in about three years on the infamously polluted Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
The mayor joined city officials to tout part of his administration’s $20 billion investment into the city’s water system.
As though the murky water and putrid smell weren’t bad enough, neighbors who live near the Gowanus Canal are now concerned that they may be hit with yet another neighborhood nightmare.
The June 15 race is the first ever to be held completely on a Superfund site, according to the event’s website.
The City Planning Commission has given the go-ahead to a plan to build a rental development on the shores of the highly polluted Gowanus Canal, according to published reports.
The wayward dolphin that lost its way, ended up in the polluted Gowanus Canal and died was undergoing a postmortem exam Sunday.
The wayward animal stopped moving shortly after 5:30 p.m. after getting wedged between a rock and a pillar below the Union Street Bridge.
A scrap metal company has been slapped with an $85,000 fine for letting chunks metal fall into the polluted Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, according to a published report.
The chain began its quest to open a store on a former 4.2-acre Superfund site at Third Street and Third Avenue eight years ago.
The Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation into the contamination of the Gowanus Canal and with no surprise they found its condition dismal.