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A Boat Tour Down the Gowanus Canal

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Published on Nov 15, 2012

http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/wnyc-news-b...
When high tides from Hurricane Sandy pushed the Gowanus Canal over its banks and into surrounding streets and basements, it did more than leave a potential residue of sewage and toxins behind. It carried pollution from the land back into the canal. WNYC rode the length of the Gowanus with John Lipscomb, who manages the environmental watchdog group Riverkeeper's water quality sampling program, to get an up close look at one of New York City's industrial waterways after Sandy.

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