Original caption: City, State and Federal Funds Are Building a Water Pollution Control Plant in Spring Creek, Queens 05/1973. Photo by Arthur Tress.
A “sign” of hope for cleaning up the New York Harbor area?
Tags: arthur tress water pollution New York Harbor DOCUMERICA environmental protection agency
Original caption: The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Crosses New York Bay and Connects Staten Island and Brooklyn 06/1973. Photo by Arthur Tress.
The debris-covered beach speaks sad volumes.
Tags: Staten Island (N.Y.) New York Harbor Arthur Tress Water pllution
Original caption: Lifeguard takes a sunbath at Great Kills Park on Staten Island 05/1973. Photo by Arthur Tress.
It appears the lifeguard is the only one brave enough to visit this stretch of Staten Island beach. You will notice that he’s not in the water, but safely sunning on the shore!
Tags: Staten Island (N.Y.) Beaches New York Harbor Lifeguards
Focus on an awesome collection of early 1970's-era photographs by the Environmental Protection Agency.
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