Gallery: EPA Says Gowanus Canal Cleanup Could Cost Up to $504 Million

  • The heavily polluted Gowanus Canal was made a Superfund site just two years ago by the Environmental Protection Agency, which will help clean up the body of water once dubbed “the Lavender Lake.” Last week, the EPA announced just how much it will cost to clean up the canal – a whopping $467 to $504 million. The massive undertaking will require a total dredging of the entire canal to remove the contaminants on its floor.

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  1. Jay Blongz December 31, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    I work here. It may actually cost more