meeker ave plume

Time to tour the Newtown Creek…

Have you always wondered about that big old oil spill in Greenpoint? Curious what the Superfund status of the Newtown Creek means to you? Looking to learn more about the history environmental activism in the area? Want to understand the crazy important role that the Newtown Creek played in the industrial revolution in America? Well, in October you will have plenty of chances to bike, walk, and talk around the Creek with NAG!! Thanks to the generous support of the Hudson River Foundation, NAG will be leading a series of […]

Community Meeting on Meeker Ave. Contaminants – Thursday

Important Community Meeting: DEC/DOH Public Meeting to Discuss Meeker Ave. Plumes Contamination in Greenpoint When: Thursday February 4th – 7:00pm – 9:30pm (note – DEC is also havening an availability session the same day from 3:00pm – 5:00pm) Where: St. Cecilia’s Auditorium – 24 North Henry St. Brooklyn, NY (Greenpoint) Background: DEC and DOH will be offering sub-slab/indoor air sampling free of charge to residences in selected zones of the contamination area — the sampling will be conducted in February and March 2010. Based on the results of the sampling […]