With Earth Day coming up Wednesday, an environmental activist plans to swim the disgustingly toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
An industrial area in Ridgewood, Queens that was home to radioactive material has been designated a Superfund site.
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.
A crane loader resting on a barge is scooping up debris and dumping it in a large bin sitting on the barge. The project will help remove roughly 20,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment from the river.
At just four acres, Riverfront Park is a small step for open space but a giant leap for the city of Newark.
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.