In-person/virtual Newtown Creek Superfund CAG Meeting: TONIGHT, Thursday, March 28, 2024 – AGENDA, RSVP, & LINK TO REGISTER + List of Acronyms

There will be a hybrid (in-person & virtual) Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting TONIGHT, Thursday, March 28, 2024, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. An agenda is shared below.

The meeting will take place at Queen’s Landing Boathouse & Environmental Center, 5728 2nd Street #105, Long Island City, NY 11101.

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.

  • ACRONYMS: Newtown Creek Alliance has also prepared a list of acronyms that are often used in discussions at CAG meetings. Feel free to use it to follow along. Copies will also be available at the meeting tonight. LINK HERE.

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,



6:20    Gather online and at Queens Landing, sign-on, & tech check

6:30    Welcome

  • Background to the site, Facilitator
  • Introductions (name and affiliation)
  • Update on the Navigation Study – Willis Elkins, CAG Co-Chair

6:45    Newtown Creek Superfund Site Natural Resource Trustees; Draft Plan for Assessing Injury

  • Presentation, Dan Gefell (US FWS), Reyhan Mehran (NOAA), and Jared Reed (NYS DEC)
  • CAG questions & discussion

7:15    Overview of Key Actions/Schedule Ahead on the East Branch and the Site for Summer 2024

  • Update, EPA
  • CAG questions & discussion

7:30    Boundaries of the Superfund site

  • EPA Response to CAG Letter January 2024 regarding boundaries of the Superfund site
  • CAG questions & discussion

8:00    Other matters and Next Steps   

8:15    Adjourn

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