In-person/virtual Newtown Creek CAG Meeting: TONIGHT, Wednesday, July 26, 2023 – AGENDA & LINK TO REGISTER!

There will be a hybrid (in-person & virtual) Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting TONIGHT, Wednesday, July 26, 2023, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Kindly find an agenda at the end of this post.

The meeting will take place at LaGuardia Community College, Room E-111, 31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101. Please use the Van Dam Street Entrance, located on Van Dam Street between 47th Ave and Thomson Ave in Long Island City (maps & directions here). Please do not use the entrance on Thomson Ave. After entering, please look for the sign that directs you to Room E-111 (you do not need to walk up any stairs).

We ask that you RSVP here to help us know how many attendees to expect.

There will also be the option to join virtually via Zoom. If you plan to join virtually, we 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 joining virtually, please try to join a few minutes before 6:30 PM. 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    Gather, sign-on & tech check

6:30    Welcome

  • Background to the site, Facilitator

6:40 Brief overview of 6-month schedule

  • Update from EPA
  • CAG questions & discussion

6:50    Debrief of the July CSTAG meeting

  • Summary of the meeting – EPA
  • Debrief of CAG presentation – Willis Elkins, CAG co-chair
  • CAG questions & discussion

7:05 NYSDEC Upland Site Characterization Report

  • Presentation, Michael Haggerty, NYSDEC
  • CAG questions & discussion

7:45 Dredging and capping technologies

  • Overview of technologies likely to be used at the Creek, Newtown Creek Group (NCG)/Anchor QEA
  • CAG questions & discussion

8:25 Next steps and upcoming meetings

  • Future agenda items: NAPL — mobility, sources, and loading; NYC DEP updates; East Branch Early Action Focused Feasibility Study

8:30    Adjourn

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