Tonight – Quarterly CAG meeting (12/16)

Reminder, December 16th, TONIGHT, will be the quarterly Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting.

Newtown Creek Superfund CAG Meeting.

Wednesday December 16, 2015. 630-830pm.

McCarren Play Center Community Room (776 Lorimer St)

The EPA will be on hand to address the following topics:

  • Ecological Risk Assessment
    • Chuck Nace, EPA Ecological Risk assessor
  • Human Health Risk Assessment
    • Michael Sivak, Acting Special Projects Branch Chief & Human Health Risk Assessor
  • Background Data Summary
    • Caroline Kwan, Remedial Project Manager

In addition to the presentations, there will be question & answer time.

Also, the CAG will also have our own agenda items:

  • Follow up discussion to the Newtown Creek visioning process which started in Feb 2015
  • Membership* & Steering Committee updates

Important Update Meeting 2mrw (12/16)

Reminder – this Wednesday, December 16th, will be the quarterly Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting.

Newtown Creek Superfund CAG Meeting.

Wednesday December 16, 2015. 630-830pm.

McCarren Play Center Community Room (776 Lorimer St)

The EPA will be on hand to address the following topics:

  • Ecological Risk Assessment
    • Chuck Nace, EPA Ecological Risk assessor
  • Human Health Risk Assessment
    • Michael Sivak, Acting Special Projects Branch Chief & Human Health Risk Assessor
  • Background Data Summary
    • Caroline Kwan, Remedial Project Manager

In addition to the presentations, there will be question & answer time.

Also, the CAG will also have our own agenda items:

  • Follow up discussion to the Newtown Creek visioning process which started in Feb 2015
  • Membership* & Steering Committee updates

CAG meetings are open to the public. You do not have to be a member of the CAG to attend.

*Membership – CAG membership is open to any & all Creek stakeholders (However, membership is not open to those who are not potentially liable for pollution, agents of those possibly liable, and politicians and their staff)

If you are interested in joining the Newtown Creek CAG, follow these three steps:
  1. Join the “email list” — We do not actually have an email list. Sign up to follow the Newtown Creek CAG blog by typing your email address into the “follow us by email” section of the left column on this website. Check your email spam filter if you do not receive a confirmation message. You will recieve all posts on this blog in email form. We use this blog to house information, update the community, and announce meetings & events.
  2. Attend the next CAG meeting — You have to attend a meeting in order to request to join. Meetings are  announced via this blog.
  3. Contact the CAG membership chairs. For Brooklyn: Ryan Kuonen at ryanlachica@gmail.com. For Queens: Debra Mesloh at dmesloh@bocnet.org.

Superfund CAG Meeting!

Reminder – this Wednesday, December 16th, will be the quarterly Newtown Creek CAG meeting.

Newtown Creek Superfund Community Advisory Group (CAG) Meeting.

Wednesday December 16, 2015. 630-830pm.

McCarren Play Center Community Room (776 Lorimer St)

The EPA will be on hand to address the following topics:

  • Ecological Risk Assessment: Chuck Nace, EPA Ecological Risk assessor
  • Human Health Risk Assessment: Michael Sivak, Acting Special Projects Branch Chief and human Health Risk Assessor
  • Background Data Summary: Caroline Kwan, Remedial Project Manager

There will be question & answer time in addition to the presentations. Also, the CAG will have a follow up discussion to our visioning process which started in Feb 2015.

 

Save the date -CAG Meeting, Dec 16

The Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be having a meeting on December 16th. The official agenda will be posted soon, but the main thrust of the meeting will be an EPA presentation on Phase 2 sampling and results.

The meetings are open to the public and provide opportunity to learn about the latest developments with the Superfund investigation and cleanup of Newtown Creek. Please join us.

Dec. 16th, 6:30 pm
McCarren Park Pool
Community Room
776 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY

At last week’s CAG meeting…

Thanks for coming to last week’s CAG meeting!

In case you missed it, or if you want to learn more:

You can find EPA’s presentation HERE

And a LOT of information about the Contaminated Sediment Technical Advisory Group (CSTAG) and Newtown Creek HERE

Stay tuned for more information and updates from the CAG!

CAG Meeting Tonight!

See you tonight at the Newtown Creek CAG Meeting!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 6:30 PM

6:30-8:30 PM

McCarren Play Center Community Room, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Meeting agenda includes updates from:

  1. US EPA on Phase II of the Remedial Investigation at the Newtown Creek Superfund Site
  2. NYC Department of Environmental Protection on habitat restoration project
  3. CAG leaders on CAG activities and business

Public Transportation Information:
The McCarren Center (a.k.a. McCarren Pool Rec Center) is walking distance from the Nassau Ave. G train and the Bedford and Lorimer L trains.

CAG Meeting TOMORROW!

The Newtown Creek CAG meeting is tomorrow! Curious about what the CAG has been up to lately? You can always check the notes for past meetings HERE.

Meeting Details:

Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 6:30 PM

6:30-8:30 PM

McCarren Play Center Community Room, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Meeting agenda includes updates from:

  1. US EPA on Phase II of the Remedial Investigation at the Newtown Creek Superfund Site
  2. NYC Department of Environmental Protection on habitat restoration project
  3. CAG leaders on CAG activities and business

Public Transportation Information:
The McCarren Center (a.k.a. McCarren Pool Rec Center) is walking distance from the Nassau Ave. G train and the Bedford and Lorimer L trains.