Posts Tagged Superfund

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 […]

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Superfund, Super-Fun

September 27, 2010
Superfund, Super-Fun

Just today, Brooklyn became home to a 2nd superfund water-way. Federal officials are apparently on course to name Newtown Creek a superfund site, during a conference call today . This comes after the March designation of the Gowanus Canal as a federal superfund, despite the city’s desire for it to remain a local clean up.  […]

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