Giant Underground Tunnel Could Replace Sewage-Gobbling Tanks in Gowanus Canal

Photo by Craig Hubert


An eminent domain seizure by the city seemed to write the final chapter for the historic Gowanus Station, as plans for the Gowanus Canal cleanup moved forward. But now the Department of Environmental Protection has proposed a new solution for the waste storage problem at the canal: A giant underground tunnel. It could be cheaper, store more sewage, and possibly save the Gowanus Station from demolition.

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