Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Who will clean the Gowanus?

Public debate over who will be responsible for cleaning the polluted Brooklyn canal ends today. Should it be designated a federal Superfund site or be cleaned by the city and private developers? The Environmental Protection Agency is not expected to release their final decision until at least September.

For more information, check out these recent news articles:

City Proposes New Plan for Gowanus Canal Cleanup
New York Times

Gowanus in Transition
Brooklyn Daily Eagle

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