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NAG’s February Environmental Happy Hour! Feb. 21 at Muchmore’s   Recently updated !

Do you want to get involved with a North Brooklyn neighborhood group that works on 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 N.9th) in Williamsburg Tuesday, Feb 21st 6:30-8:30pm (presentations 7:00-7:30pm) NAG’s environmental happy hour is the third Tuesday of every even month and is hosted by NAG’s former community organizer (and national plastic bag policy expert) Jennie […]


NYS DOH Newtown Creek Area Health Outcomes Review: Birth Outcomes and Cancer

In April, the NYS Department of Health (DOH) released a long-awaited draft report regarding the health outcomes in the communities surrounding the Newtown Creek.  The community around the creek has been keeping close watch on the creek for years, because of the potential health risks of the contaminants at the site. Newtown Creek was declared a federal Superfund site in 2010, and is contaminated with an estimated 17-30 million gallons of spilled oil, along with pesticides, metals, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) — chemicals the EPA notes are “potentially harmful […]


June 28!! NAG Environmental Happy Hour

Interested in environmental issues? Join your North Brooklyn neighbors for a drink! The talks are ~brief~ 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, June 28th, 6:30-8:30pm (presentations 7:00-7:30pm) This happy hour will be hosted by NAG organizer Jennie Romer (a nationally recognized environmental sustainability expert and founder of plasticbaglaws.org) and will feature short (5 minute) presentations: – Eadaoin Quinn is the Education Coordinator at Sims Municipal Recycling. Sims […]


Next 2016 Curb Your Litter Cleanup! Sat., June 11

Join the Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce and Neighbors Allied for Good Growth to pick up southwest Greenpoint with Curb Your Litter: Greenpoint! Come out to Greenpoint Beer and Ale on Saturday, June 11, 10am to meet your neighbors and make Greenpoint a healthier and cleaner place to live.  All volunteers will get a free lunch as a thank you for their hard work! Let us know we’ll see you there! Learn more about the litter problem in Greenpoint, check out a great map, and see some policy suggestions at the […]


April 16: First Curb Your Litter Cleanup of 2016!

Join us and the Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce for the first Curb Your Litter: Greenpoint clean up day of 2016. We are teaming up with the Cooper Park Houses Tenants Association and the Greenpoint YMCA to pick up the southeast section of our neighborhood. Join us to meet your neighbors and make Greenpoint a healthier and cleaner place to live. All volunteers will get a free lunch as a thank you for their hard work! WHEN Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM WHERE Red Park at Cooper Park […]