- Location: 1155 Manhattan Avenue, Unit 451. Phone: 718 383 4388
Through its boat building programs, the East River Apprenticeshop teaches conservation
and leadership to the youth of New York City. The programs are conducted in their local Greenpoint workshop, and on
the water of Newtown Creek.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene' report for Greenpoint, Brooklyn (based upon the 2000 census).
- Contact: 718.383.1278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks & Planning (GWAPP), in conjunction with
the Trust for Public Land (TPL) advocate the revitalization of the Greenpoint/Williamsburg waterfront. Visit them
- This is a community webpage dedicated to informing the citizenry about the issues surrounding the
Greenpoint sewage treatment plant.
- The New York City Department of Planning site concerning the future of the Greenpoint and Williamsburg waterfront.
- The Invisible Creek documents the polluted condition of Newtown Creek, and current efforts to reverse the environmental
devestation that the creek is subjected to due to historical and contemporary polluters.
- Parkproject.org is fighting to re-open the McCarren Park Pool, which presently stands overgrown with weeds
and surrounded by fences. online.
- The Newtown Creek Alliance is an organization dedicated to cleaning up Newtown Creek, so as
to make the creek suitable and safe for use by the community. online.
- The Riverkeeper organization advocates the ecological integrity of the Hudson River
and its tributaries. In its fight to protect New Yorks' waterways and water supply, Riverkeeper tracks down and
stops polluters, many of which reside on Newtown Creek.