The Superfund cleanup of one of the nation's most polluted waterways — New York City's Gowanus Canal — will begin in about three years with dredging of the sewage and chemical sludge, federal officials announced.
The toxic waterway that was once a major industrial transportation route won't be safe for swimming or fishing but will be suitable for boating, officials said.
Reporting by Verena Dobnik, the Associated Press.
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