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Exxon Agrees to Settlement Over Newtown Creek Contamination

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is announcing a settlement Wednesday afternoon of federal litigation against Exxon Mobil for contaminating parts of Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Underreported: Update on the Newtown Creek Oil Spill

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Alex Matthiessen, president of Riverkeeper, gives us an update on the Newtown Creek oil spill.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Underreported Update: Newtown Creek

Thursday, April 16, 2009

We take a look at the status of cleanup efforts in the heavily polluted Newtown creek on Brooklyn/Queens border. Alex Matthiessen and Phillip Musegaas are with the Riverkeeper organization.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Underreported Update: Newtown Creek Oil Spill

Thursday, September 18, 2008

The worst oil spill in U.S. history happened right here in New York City, at Newtown Creek in Brooklyn. Find out how cleanup efforts are going, whether Greenpoint residents should be worried about negative health effects, and why Newtown Creek might have a new problem to deal with – illegal ...

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The Leonard Lopate Show

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 ...

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