Butler St (between Bond St And Nevins St, Brooklyn, NY11231
National Priorities List: Yes
Gowanus Canal is a superfund site located at Butler St (between Bond St And Nevins St, Brooklyn, NY 11231. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identifies sites such as Gowanus Canal because they pose or had once posed a potential risk to human health and/or the environment due to contamination by one or more hazardous wastes. Gowanus Canal is currently registered as an Active NPL superfund site by the EPA. Because it is on the NPL (National Priorities List), Gowanus Canal is considered one of the worst hazardous waste sites identified by the EPA.