Newtown Creek environmental activist questions allegations of NYCDEP violations

Newtown Creek environmental activist questions allegations of NYCDEP violations

A member of the Newtown Creek Superfund Community Advisory Group has portrayed allegations of falsified water testing at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection as a subversive effort to benefit corporations allegedly responsible for pollution at Newtown Creek.

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Mark-Viverito mum about de Blasio confidentiality agreements, even as watchdog attorney calls them "obstruction"

Mark-Viverito mum about de Blasio confidentiality agreements, even as watchdog attorney calls them "obstruction"

Mayor Bill de Blasio's reported order that City Hall staffers execute rushed confidentiality agreements does not apparently worry New York Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, even as civic attorney Norman Siegel has described their use as "maybe even obstruction."

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