VIRTUAL Newtown Creek Superfund CAG Meeting: Wednesday, September 27, 2023 – AGENDA & LINK TO REGISTER!

There will be a virtual Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Note that the meeting will be on the 4th Wednesday this month (not the usual 3rd Wednesday) and will take place virtually (not in-person). Kindly find an agenda at the end of this post.

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,



6:25    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

6:55    OU1 Preliminary Remediation Goals & Remedial Action Objectives

  • Overview of approach to the PRGs and RAOs – EPA
  • Comments from other agencies, including NYS DEC
  • CAG questions & discussion

7:40    East Branch Early Action alternatives

  • Overview – EPA
  • CAG questions & discussion

7:55    Update on CAG letter to EPA

  • Overview of letter – CAG Steering Committee
  • Overview of response – EPA
  • CAG questions & discussion

8:15    [If available] Comments from CSTAG on East Branch Early Action

  • Overview of comments – EPA
  • 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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