Posts Tagged ‘Newtown Creek CAG’

Save the Date: Newtown Creek CAG Meeting on Wednesday May 21

by GWAPP on

At the next CAG meeting, New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) will present on the final health assessment for Newtown Creek, give an update on the health outcomes review, and describe work to educate the public about fish consumption advisories in the creek. A Public Health Assessment is the health agencies review of… READ MORE

EPA presents Phase I findings on Newtown Creek at CAG Meeting

by James Curcuru on

The main draw to the Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting on Thursday, November 21st was a presentation by Caroline Kwan, the EPA’s project manager for the Newtown Creek Superfund site. A group of roughly 35 people were in attendance, representing a broad coalition of community members, local non-profit groups and business interests. In… READ MORE

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What are you doing tonight? Development and environmental meetings tonight

by Heather Van De Mark on

A quick reminder that tonight two important meetings are happening that will directly impact the future of North Brooklyn. Domino Development On the southside of town, Community Board 1 will be continuing its public hearing on the Domino ULURP. If you missed the first part of the meeting which included a presentation by Two Trees… READ MORE

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EPA to present on Superfund at Newtown Creek CAG meeting, this Thursday

by James Curcuru on

On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present the results of its Phase I evaluation of the Newtown Creek superfund site. Studies wrapped up in February of this year and focused on remedial investigation and project feasibility, including: shoreline assessment, creek-bed and fish community surveys, and the sampling of surface sediments and surface water.… READ MORE

The Legacies of Industrial Pollution: The Effect on Human Health

by Ryan Watson on

For years, residents and activists alike have expressed concern over the history of industrial pollution in our community. From the Meeker Avenue Plumes to the Exxon Mobil Oil Spill to the designation of the Newtown Creek as a Superfund site, there are certainly a number of causes for environmental concern in the Greenpoint community. (Check… READ MORE

Followup Materials from the March 27th CAG meeting

by GWAPP on

Posted on March 29, 2013 by from the Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group website. Thanks to all who came out to the March 27th CAG meeting at LaGuardia Community College. For those who could not attend, a summary of the meeting will be posted on the Newtown Creek CAG website soon. Below are some… READ MORE

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Newtown Creek: Superfund Site and Community Advisory Group

by GWAPP on

In September 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) listed Newtown Creek as a “Superfund” site, which has enabled the EPA to conduct a series of tests and studies to pinpoint the major contaminants and establish the best means of remediating the contaminated site. Additionally, designation as a superfund has made Newtown Creek eligible for millions… READ MORE

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