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Join us on Tuesday, April. 18th. When: 6:30pm-8:30pm Where: Muchmore’s in Williamsburg (2 Havemeyer St. at N.9th St.) Do you want to get involved with a North Brooklyn neighborhood group? Do you care about environmental issues? Join us for a drink! The presentations are purposefully short so that you’ll have plenty of time to grab a drink and talk directly with the experts and your neighbors. NAG’s environmental happy hour is the third Tuesday of every even month and is hosted by NAG’s former environmental community organizer (and national plastic […]
Are you a parent, educator, mentor? Are you a community gardener? Backyard gardener? Do you interact with children and/or the soil? Maybe you know people that do! In 2006, a study by Caravanos found that almost 90% of dust samples taken throughout NYC’s five boroughs exceeded the U.S. government’s environmental and housing standards for acceptable lead concentration. Environmental pollutants and heavy metals like lead have a health effect that scientists are still still working to figure out. The good news is, lead blood levels have decreased dramatically since the late […]
What is DAPL? The Dakota Access Pipeline Project (DAPL) is a $3.78 billion pipe being built from the oil-rich Bakken fields in North Dakota, near the Canadian border, through South Dakota and Iowa, to Patoka, Illinois, where it will join up with existing pipelines to transport up to 570,000 barrels a day of crude oil to refineries and markets in the Gulf of Mexico and on the East Coast. Very similar to the Keystone XL Pipeline which was ultimately rejected by President Obama, the Dakota Access Pipeline has drawn […]
NAG’s Environmental Happy Hour at Muchmores Williamsburg Do you want to get involved with a North Brooklyn neighborhood group and care about environmental issues? Join us for a drink! The talks are purposefully short so that you’ll have plenty of time to grab a drink and talk directly with the experts and your neighbors. Muchmores bar & venue 2 Havemeyer St (at N9th) in Williamsburg Tuesday, December 6th, 6:30-8:30pm (presentations 7:00-7:30pm) This happy hour will be hosted by NAG organizer (and national plastic bag policy expert) Jennie Romer and will […]