Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Feds: Gowanus Canal A Cancer Threat & Among Nation’s Most Polluted Waterways

The feds recently warned the public not to swim in or consume fish from the Gowanus Canal.
"The US. Environmental Protection Agency — which is overseeing a $500 million Superfund cleanup of the 1.8-mile canal — released a study confirming what many already assumed: the Gowanus is a cancer-causing cesspool and among the nation’s most polluted waterways."

Read the full story here.

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