Underreported: Update on Newtown Creek Oil Spill
Thursday, September 20, 2007
The oil spill in Newtown Creek in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is the largest in the country. The Environmental Protection Agency has just released a study that found the spill may be much larger than was originally reported, and that the oil may still be seeping into the waterway. Basil Seggos, Legal Investigator at Riverkeeper, joins Leonard to discuss how this study will affect cleanup efforts on the site.
Learn more about what you can do about Newtown Creek here
Listen to our Newtown Creek segment from November 2005 here