The building itself has been demolished since November.
EPA Proposes Newtown Creek Tunnel to Divert 61 Percent of Annual Wastewater Overflow
The Environmental Protection Agency released a control plan for Newtown Creek to divert 61 percent of the raw sewage and wastewater that overflows into the superfund site each year.
Proposed School On Superfund Site — Community Meeting Tonight in Greenpoint! (6/28)
Once the site of a Halloween rave that never happened, and the superfund site of a former plastic manufacturer, NuHart Plastics is the location proposed for a new Greenpoint school […]
One Word: Plastics — The Hook-up (4/27)
Get Benjamin Braddock on the phone: the lead story in today’s hook-up is all about plastics. The former NuHart Plastics site has been snapped up by a developer. In a […]
Radio(active) City: Is the Wolff-Alport site a new priority at the EPA?
New York City is a super city. We have it all. But sometimes, having it all means warts-and-all, as is the case with the city’s three Federal Superfund sites. Superfund […]
Community Visioning, Newtown Creek History, and Green Roof Tour at Kingsland Wildflowers this Saturday (6/3)
This Saturday (June 3rd), you can tour the beautiful rooftop at Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Ave), learn about the future of Newtown Creek at a community visioning workshop, and take a look […]
It’s Time to Speak up About That Proposed Toxic Water Bubble Plant
We in Greenpoint know better than to swim in the toxic, bacteria-laden Newtown Creek. We might soon be exposed to the contents of the creek regardless through a proposed aeration […]
NuHart Superfund Cleanup Plan on the Way
Now that the smoke has cleared from the attempted Halloween dance party incident at the NuHart Superfund site, we’re back to the perennial and even messier topic of the proposed […]
How Did a Massive Halloween Rave Almost Go Down in One of Greenpoint’s Most Dangerous Buildings?
By now, most of you are familiar with the story of the Cityfox rave that never was. To sum it up briefly, a club promoter sold thousands of tickets to […]
More Toxic Secrets In This Rare 1980s ‘Hazardous Neighbors’ Brooklyn Study
It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the world of toxic chemicals, specifically as they pertain to Greenpoint. First, Neighbors Allied For Good Growth (NAG) released the ToxiCity Map to bring […]