In-person/virtual Newtown Creek CAG Meeting: TONIGHT, Thursday, October 19, 2023 – AGENDA, RSVP, & LINK TO REGISTER!

There will be a hybrid (in-person & virtual) Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting TONIGHT, Thursday, October 19, 2023, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Please note that this month’s meeting is on a Thursday not the usual Wednesday. We will share an agenda in advance of the meeting.

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,



6:25    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

6:50    Quantitative evaluation of NAPL seeps in East Branch

  • Overview – NCG/Anchor QEA
  • CAG questions & discussion

7:30    NYC DEP comments on East Branch early action

  • Overview of CSTAG comments – Ron Weissbard (NYC DEP) & Chitra Prabhu (HDR, Inc.)
  • CAG questions & discussion

8:15    Next steps and upcoming meetings

Future agenda items:

  • CSTAG Comments and responses – EPA
  • Combined comments on East Branch Draft FFS – NCG and EPA
  • OU1 CST Modeling Update – EPA
  • OU2 NYC DEP Work Plan – NYC DEP
  • December (no meeting)

8:30    Adjourn

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