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Willis Elkins

WILLIS ELKINS is program manager for the Newtown Creek Alliance. He lives in Greenpoint and helps run canoe trips and environmental education programming with the North Brooklyn Boat Club.

Ecological Normalcy

In the summer of 2014, a number of large oil sheens were present on Newtown Creek, the 3.8-mile Superfund site that borders Western Queens and Northern Brooklyn.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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