04 Jan '12, 4pm

On Our Radar: Dredging the Gowanus Canal

On Our Radar: Dredging the Gowanus Canal By THE NEW YORK TIMES The Environmental Protection Agency releases a study weighing technologies for cleaning up the Gowanus Canal , which was declared a Superfund site by the agency last year. [Environmental Protection Agency] A court in Ecuador upholds a ruling finding Chevron responsible for chemical-laden wastewater dumped in the jungle from around 1964 to 1992 by Texaco, which Chevron acquired in 2001. [Bloomberg] An Ulster County official accuses New York City of polluting waterways in its role as caretaker of the network of stream-fed upstate reservoirs that supply the city’s drinking water. The city counters that it has invested $1.5 billion over the last two decades in watershed protection efforts that also support jobs upstate. [Associated Press] A study suggests that climate modeling by scientists may grossly underestimat...

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