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October 24, 2020
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Boating Race on Gowanus Canal

By Lisa M. Collins

Despite federal Environmental Protection Agency warnings that water in the Gowanus Canal — a Superfund site, because it’s one of the most polluted waterways in the United States — can be cancerous if ingested or touched, a group called The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club, which has long sponsored canoeing and kayaking on the canal, is hosting a boat race in the canal. Read all about it in The New York Times.

 

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