Activist Plans To Swim Super-Polluted Gowanus Canal For Earth DayWith Earth Day coming up Wednesday, an environmental activist plans to swim the disgustingly toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
Thorium-Tainted Queens Site Deemed Superfund By EPAAn industrial area in Ridgewood, Queens that was home to radioactive material has been designated a Superfund site.
Dive Of Polluted Gowanus Canal Planned For SundayDiver 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.
Major Cleanup Project Planned For Gowanus CanalDredging will begin in about three years on the infamously polluted Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
Phase One Of Passaic River Dredging Project BeginsA 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.
Newark Riverfront Park Built Along Superfund Site Opens To PublicAt just four acres, Riverfront Park is a small step for open space but a giant leap for the city of Newark.
Reports: City Planning Commission Approves Gowanus Housing DevelopmentThe 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.
Dolphin That Died In Gowanus Canal Undergoes Postmortem ExamThe wayward dolphin that lost its way, ended up in the polluted Gowanus Canal and died was undergoing a postmortem exam Sunday.