DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Hope Alexander, NYC, USA.


THE HACKENSACK RIVER IN NEW JERSEY WITH THE MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, SKYLINE IN THE DISTANCE. THE HACKENSACK AND OTHER RIVERS WHICH FLOW THROUGH NEW YORK METROPOLITAN REGION CARRY RAW AND PARTIALLY DIGESTED SEWAGE, AND CHEMICAL AND INDUSTRIAL WASTES INTO THE WATERS OF THE BIGHT. ACCUMULATION OF WASTES IN THESE WATERS IS ONE OF THE MOST CRITICAL STRESSES TO THE BIGHT’S ENVIRONMENT, 06/1974.

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