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Dive Of Polluted Gowanus Canal Planned For Sunday

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.

01/24/2014

The heavily polluted Gowanus Canal on March 2, 2010 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Major Cleanup Project Planned For Gowanus Canal

Dredging will begin in about three years on the infamously polluted Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.

09/30/2013

Mayor Bloomberg announces water quality upgrade project at the Gowanus Canal pumping station to be completed by end of 2013. May 13, 2013. (credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Touts Improvements At Gowanus Canal; Residents Complain Of Stench

The mayor joined city officials to tout part of his administration’s $20 billion investment into the city’s water system.

05/13/2013

The heavily polluted Gowanus Canal on March 2, 2010 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Residents Near Troubled Gowanus Canal Not Happy With Sewage Tank Proposal

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.

05/06/2013

Sign from the Gowanus Dredgers boat launch. (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Canoe Club Organizes Race Through Gowanus Canal

The June 15 race is the first ever to be held completely on a Superfund site, according to the event’s website.

04/05/2013

The heavily polluted Gowanus Canal on March 2, 2010 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Reports: City Planning Commission Approves Gowanus Housing Development

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.

03/18/2013

Dolphin in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn - Jan. 25, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Dolphin That Died In Gowanus Canal Undergoes Postmortem Exam

The wayward dolphin that lost its way, ended up in the polluted Gowanus Canal and died was undergoing a postmortem exam Sunday.

01/27/2013

Dolphin in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn - Jan. 25, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Dolphin Dies After Getting Stranded In Gowanus Canal

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.

01/25/2013

The heavily polluted Gowanus Canal on March 2, 2010 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Reports: Scrap Metal Company Fined For Letting Debris Fall Into Gowanus Canal

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.

12/05/2012

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City Expected To Vote On Whole Foods Supermarket In Brooklyn

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.

02/28/2012

The heavily polluted Gowanus Canal on March 2, 2010 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

EPA: Gowanus Canal Among ‘Most Contaminated’ In U.S.

The Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation into the contamination of the Gowanus Canal and with no surprise they found its condition dismal.

02/02/2011