Newtown Creek, Pollution
Maspeth Creek, a spur off of Newtown Creek, has been buoyeed off as debris and other pollutants line the shores.
April 27, 2007 Licence
Sunset peeks through the buildings of Manhattan. View from the Pulaski bridge over Newtown Creek.
The Pulaski Bridge, drawbridge tower on Newtown Creek. The creek is navigable and therefore subject to the laws of the 1899 Rivers and Harbors Act, which prohibits the dumping of debris and pollutants.
Sludge and garbage are bouyed off from Newtown Creek.
The Kosciuszko Bridge spans Newtown Creek connecting Brooklyn and Queens, New York.
Oil storage tanks at sunset along Newtown Creek.
Moonrise over the polluted waters of Newtown Creek.