Virtual Newtown Creek CAG Meeting: TONIGHT, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 – AGENDA & LINK TO REGISTER!

There will be a Virtual Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting tonight, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM online. An agenda is posted below.

We, again, kindly ask you to register in advance for this meeting. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We will be using the videoconferencing platform Zoom. If this is your first time using Zoom, you will be prompted to download a small application file. Learn how to join any Zoom meeting here.

If you are able, please try to join a few minutes before 6:30pm. This will help us orient you into the meeting and provide time for you test your camera and sound.

Again, we will go over all Zoom features and how you will participate at the beginning of the meeting.

The meeting will also be recorded for those who cannot attend.

Once again, please find the link to register here:

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Brandon Chambers,



6:15   Sign-on & Tech Check

6:30   Welcome & Brief Introduction to Zoom and the Site

  • Facilitators

6:40   Update from the Trustees

  • Simeon Hahn, Carl Alderson (NOAA), Patrick Foster (NYS DEC), Mark Barash, Dan Gefell (US DOI/US FWS)
  • Overview of the Trustees’ role and NRDAR
  • Brief update on work done related to the site

7:15   Update from NYS DEC

  • Completion of field work in the Creek

7:25   Update on Feasibility Study (FS) Process, other activities (EPA)

7:35   Follow-up Discussion on NAPL from the EPA Response to CAG Comments on the RI   

7:55   Update on Grand Street Bridge Repair Project (NYC DOT)

  • Stephanie Brooks (Grand Street Outreach Manager) and Joannene Kidder (NYC DOT)
  • Impact of repair work on the Superfund site

8:15   Next Steps and Adjourn

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