Posts Tagged newtown creek

Kayaking New York’s Newest Superfund Site

November 9, 2010
Kayaking New York's Newest Superfund Site

I grew up with boats, canoeing the upper Hudson River and its tributaries, kayaking Maine’s coast, portaging canoes between Adirondack lakes and sailing Vermont’s varied winds. But in seven years of living in New York City, surrounded by water, I never once shipped off shore, save for some ferry rides. Blame it on the difficulty […]

Share

Drinking Water in NYC

March 10, 2009
Drinking Water in NYC

The (Performative) Art Of Toxicity and Purity Hello, Green People! Thor here, with this week’s post on the micro issues of urban sustainability. Today, I’d like to share some thoughts on drinking water in NYC. This weekend I took advantage of the unusually warm weather and trekked up to Bushwick to check out Site Fest–a […]

Share