Public Health Study Targets Newtown Creek

06.22.09 Will Sherman

UNDERGROUND OIL SLICKAs the Environmental Protection Agency decides whether to make Newtown Creek a Superfund cleanup site, a public health study is getting underway interview deadly illness afflicted neighbors of the polluted waterway. The study will focus on collecting narratives in Greenpoint, East Williamsburg and Maspeth towards a final report early next year. |NYDN|