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Gowanus: The city will painstakingly restore two walls of the Gowanus Station building after razing the rest of the ancient structure to erect a water-filtration facility on the site, according to the Feds leading the cleanse of Brooklyn’s Nautical Purgatory, who recently reached an agreement with state preservationists about what parts of the Station to save. Comments (3)
Gowanus: The city may flush millions of taxpayer dollars down the toilet if it moves forward with scrapping a long in-the-works plan to bury two massive sewage tanks beneath land along the Gowanus Canal, and instead build a giant underground tunnel to collect storm-water runoff in the cisterns’ place. Comments (6)

Bklyn’s Nautical Purgatory in purgatory! Fate of canal cleanse in limbo with EPA off job due to federal shutdown

Gowanus: The Feds’ slow-going cleanse of the toxic Gowanus Canal is now stuck in the muck yet again thanks to the longest government shutdown in American history. Comments (6)

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