Posts Tagged ‘Environmental Benefits Projects’

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GCEF Announces $11M in New Greenpoint Projects

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GWAPP received this announcement from the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund, which we wanted to share right away: Dear Friend of Greenpoint, On behalf of the New York Office of the Attorney General and Department of Environmental Conservation, we are pleased to announce the recipients of the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund’s 2015 Large & Legacy Grants:… READ MORE

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Newtown Creek EBP Progress Meeting Announced

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There will be two Newtown Creek Environmental Benefits Progress Meeting on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The meetings will be at 3:30pm and 6:30pm at the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 47-40 21st St., Long Island City, NY 11101 in the 8th floor meeting room. A Brief Background on the Newtown Creek Environmental Benefits Project City… READ MORE

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City Parks Foundation Launches Newtown Creek Website

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City Parks Foundation, the administrator of the $7 million mitigation funds of a NYS lawsuit, has launched it’s Newtown Creek Environmental Benefit Project website. Similar to the GCEF’s $19.5 million, this $7 million is reserved for “community environmental benefit projects in the areas proximate to the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.” This includes areas in… READ MORE

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The Time Has Come: $19.5 Million On Its Way to Greenpoint

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Decades after the ExxonMobil oil spill, the settlement money which resulted in $19.5 million in Environmental Benefit Projects (EBP) for Greenpoint has finally come to fruition. To a full house of over 400 people last night’s public meeting regarding the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) program administrators laid out the next steps moving forward for… READ MORE

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Save the Date: Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund Meeting

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Join New York state officials and program managers for an informational, community meeting to introduce the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF), a new $19.5 million grant program accepting proposals for environmental benefit projects in the Greenpoint zip code 11222 starting in fall 2013. The meeting will introduce the grant program and program team, and provide… READ MORE

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The Latest Information About the $19.5 Million EBP Funds

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The latest newsletter on the $19.5 million environmental benefits project (EBP). Updates from this month’s newsletter include: Selection of Fund Administrators: Rich Mazur (North Brooklyn Development Corporation); Lynn Dwyer & Courtney Kwiatkowski (National Fish & Wildlife Foundation) Highlights from February Open House Meeting Most Current List of Proposed Projects Ideas Next Steps: Request for Proposals… READ MORE

The Organizational Alphabet Soup of North Brooklyn

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With so many local non-profit organizations, city and state agencies working in North Brooklyn, there’s a lot of acronyms to keep track of. Here’s a breakdown to help make some more sense of the “alphabet soup” of neighborhood activism in our community: CB1: Community Board 1 Community Board 1 (CB1) is the local community board… READ MORE

AG Announces Administrator for $19.5 Million EBP Fund in Greenpoint

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This week, Attorney General (AG) Eric Schneiderman and the NYC Department of Environmental Conservation announced that the North Brooklyn Development Corporation will join with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation as administrators of the $19.5 million ExxonMobil settlement on Environmental Benefits Program (EBP). GWAPP is proud to take part in the community building process with… READ MORE

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SAVE THE DATE (2/11): $19.5 Million ExxonMobil Settlement Environmental Benefit Projects (EBP) Community Meeting

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The next community meeting discussing how to spend $19.5 million from the settlement with ExxonMobil on Environmental Benefit Projects (EBP) will be held on February 11th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the Polish and Slavic Center at 176 Java Street (the meeting will be conducted in open-house fashion, so it is not necessary to attend… READ MORE

$19.5 Million for Greenpoint

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The settlement from the New York State lawsuit against ExxonMobil oil spill provided $19.5 million to be used toward “Environmental Benefits Projects” (EBP). These projects “will be designed to provide significant environmental improvements in Greenpoint and address environmental areas of concern for the community, such as water quality, groundwater, open space, reduction of toxic pollution,… READ MORE

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A Dream On Its Way to Reality: The Greenpoint Boathouse & Environmental Education Center

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It’s a rare opportunity when a community can dream up something big and get it built. That’s the story—not, by any means, at the happy ending yet—with the Greenpoint Boathouse & Environmental Education Center. Initially conceived by GWAPP board members Dewey Thompson and Christine Holowacz, the dream will be one of the largest boat launches… READ MORE

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