Monthly Archives: November 2014

North Greenpoint Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting

by NAG intern Jessica Podkalicki On Monday, November 17 at 6:30 PM, the North Greenpoint Community Advisory Group (CAG) assembled at Dupont Street Senior Housing to discuss six major items of concern (mostly development projects) in the North Greenpoint area.  The meeting was organized by Council Member Stephen Levin and his office and included community members and representatives from CB1 Environmental Committee, NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Newtown Creek Alliance, McGlorick Park Alliance, NYC Parks Department, NYC Office of Environmental Remediation, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and of course […]

NAG’s second Environmental Community Mapping Project event evokes lively discussion of local air pollution concerns

On November 12, 2014, NAG held the second event in its Environmental Health and Justice Community Mapping Project event series. The event was held at the MS 50 Auditorium in South Williamsburg and focused on air pollution in North Brooklyn. Air pollution was discussed from a variety of perspectives. The event started with an update on NAG’s mapping project.  NAG’s GIS intern Carimaxy Benitez discussed the map layer that NAG chose to represent air pollution: particulate matter (PM) 2.5 data that incorporates land use regression (LUR) prediction models for PM 2.5 provided by […]

NAG Seeks Expert GIS Technology Consultant & Spring Semester Interns for Our Environmental Community Mapping Project

NAG is working on an Environmental Health & Justice Mapping Project in Greenpoint/Williamsburg and we’re looking to expand our team.  We’re currently seeking interns for the Spring semester as well as RFPs for an Expert GIS Technology Consultant. Please share the links below with anyone that you think might be interested. Expert GIS Technology Consultant for our Environmental Health & Justice Community Mapping Project: Spring semester internships for our Environmental Health & Justice Community Mapping Project: Also, if you’re interested in becoming a NAG volunteer, please email The next event in our event series for […]