The plans for the Gowanus Canal had become as stagnant in recent years as the canal’s famously contaminated water.
By Lenore Cho and Sudip P. Mukherjee The federal Environmental Protection Agency put the Gowanus Canal on its list of Superfund sites on Tuesday. The 1.8-mile canal in the midst of Brooklyn has been contaminated by heavy industry over the last century. Now the feds are stepping in for the big clean-up. The decision is […]