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Staten Island's Toxic Stew

In Dive In, Go Coastal, Natural Waterfront, Staten Island on May 29, 2009 at 4:17 pm

This spring, residents of Staten Island’s North Shore received news of a triple toxic whammy. Read the rest of this entry »


NY Coast Guard monitoring oil spill in NY Harbor

In Dive In, Working Waterfront on March 26, 2009 at 3:22 pm

The U.S. Coast Guard is monitoring the cleanup of an estimated 300 gallons of oil that spilled into the waters off New York Harbor on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Cuomo Files Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil Over Brooklyn Oil Spill

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Queens on July 21, 2007 at 6:41 pm


Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is suing the ExxonMobil Corporation to force it to clean up a 17 million gallon oil spill in Brooklyn‘s Newtown Creek, increasing the pressure to resolve what Mr. Cuomo is calling “one of the worst environmental disasters in the nation’s history.” Read the rest of this entry »

Exxon accelerates Newtown cleanup

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Queens on July 15, 2007 at 3:00 pm

ExxonMobil recently resumed its remediation of Newtown Creek after lawsuits filed earlier this year by state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and an environmental advocacy group prompted the oil giant to shut down its groundwater treatment system at the polluted waterway. Read the rest of this entry »