Despite pressure from the Bloomberg administration to leave the clean-up in City hands, the Environmental Protection Agency has listed the Gowanus Canal on the Superfund National Priorities Registry as we’ve all hoped and worked for.  The announcement of course garnered press coverage to match this historic and long awaited designation.

NY Times (and more)
New York Post
New York Daily News
Wall Street Journal
Crain’s Business

And of course local Brooklyn blogs and other small press:
Pardon Me For Asking
Found in Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Ink
Treehugger
Inhabit
NY Examiner
Gothamnist
NY Observer

Our fellow community organizations:
Cobble Hill
Carroll Gardens
Park Slope

The City has agreed to cooperate as detailed on PlaNYC and finally last but not least here are the details on the official EPA/ Gowanus website.