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Watch This Short Doc on NYC’s Most Radioactive Place


05.14.14 Andy Cush

As of last week, a radioactive stretch of Irving Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens is officially NYC’s third EPA Superfund site (the other two are the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek). Above, watch a short documentary from The New Yorker about how the area got that way (hint: it involves nuclear weaponry and waste dumped directly into sewers) and the businesses that sit there now.