In-person/virtual Newtown Creek Superfund CAG Meeting: TONIGHT Wednesday, April 17, 2024 – AGENDA, RSVP, & LINK TO REGISTER

There will be a hybrid (in-person & virtual) Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting TONIGHT Wednesday, April 17, 2024, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. An agenda is 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. 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)
  • Adjust June Date (June 18 rather than Juneteenth)

6:40    Overview of the East Branch Focused Feasibility Study Alternatives

  • Presentation, US EPA
  • CAG questions & discussion

7:10    Update on the OU2 Monitoring Plan

  • Update, NYCDEP
  • CAG questions & discussion

7:35    Outreach and Engagement

  • EPA monthly newsletter draft
  • Introduction of NCA Community Outreach Specialist and Discussion, Shangtong “Sandy” Li

7:55    Break


8:00    CAG Comments

  • Army Corps Navigation Study Comments for Congresswomen Velasquez’s Office, Willis Elkins (Newtown Creek Alliance)
  • Comments on the Natural Resource Trustees Draft Assessment Plan for the Newtown Creek Natural Resource Damage Assessment.

8:25    Future Agenda Items and Adjourn

  • May, deeper dive into FFS Alternatives
  • June, NAPL in the East Branch
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