Swimmer Braves Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal, a Superfund Site

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“‘It’s just like swimming through a dirty diaper,’ he told a crowd of reporters, residents of the nearby neighborhoods and incredulous passers-by who had gathered to see him off at the canal end of Degraw Street. Having some experience with dirty diapers, as well as with other, somewhat less filthy waterways, Mr. Swain had come… Read more »

Upcoming Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meetings

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group will hold two meetings during the week of March 23rd. First, on Tuesday, March 24th, the CAG will hold its regular monthly meeting, which will feature brief committee updates before focusing on a discussion about planning for the future of the CAG.  That meeting will take place from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.,… Read more »