An environmentalist accused a city agency of underplaying the expected impact of a ferry line planned for Coney Island during a Monday meeting about the project.
Federal inspectors determined that the pollution of Southern Brooklyn’s creek warrants a more thorough investigation.
The federally supervised cleanup of the Gowanus Canal kicked into high gear this week as the Environmental Protection Agency launched their full-scale dredging of the upper portion of the toxic waterway on Monday.
Environmental Protection Agency officials kicked off the dredging of the Gowanus Canal Monday, marking a new milestone in the decade-long battle to cleanse the polluted waterway.
Environmental Protection Agency bigwigs denied a city request to delay construction of two massive stormwater retention tanks by up to 18 months due to COVID, saying the setback would cost taxpayers as much as $62 million.=
In a letter sent to DCP, an official from the EPA asked for more awareness around potential impacts on the cleanup of the Gowanus Canal.
Sunset Park locals want to rezone the waterfront for green energy jobs and revise the City Charter to allow community-led rezonings.
City environmental execs are now estimating that construction of a massive tank and filtration facility designed to help keep the noxious Gowanus Canal clean after its federal scrub won’t be completed until the end of 2032, according to government emails and letters obtained by Brooklyn Paper.
North Brooklyn environmentalists and Pratt Institute have created a map charting historic environmental pollution in Greenpoint, Williamsburg and adjacent neighborhoods.
A developer wants to cleanse heavily-polluted soil and groundwater at 34 Berry Street through the state-subsidized Brownfield Cleanup Program.