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Battleship Brooklyn: Mini Armada Attacks Superfund Site With Cameras

The Newtown Creek Armada explores the murky, polluted depths of a Brooklyn Superfund site with remote-controlled mini boats.

A toxic waterway brimming with oil, raw sewage, garbage, industrial wastewater, and volatile organic compounds probably isn't the first choice for a weekend outing.

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Creek Speak: Google Mapping True Stories of Life Near an Environmental Disaster

A new tool for spreading oral histories of New Yorkers living near one of the country's most secretly polluted places.

If you like oral histories, neat new uses of geographic tools, and care at all about environmental justice, then you'll probably love this new Creek Speak: Voices from Newtown Creek project as much as I do. Created as a collaboration between the Newtown Creek Alliance and HabitatMap, Creek Speak is fascinating way to learn about the troubles plaguing the neighborhoods around one of the newest Superfund sites.

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