Topic

Environmental Justice & Health

The industrial history of Greenpoint and Williamsburg is bound to North Brooklyn's environmental challenges. Currently our work focuses on air quality, legacy toxins, toxic sites (like Superfunds & Brownfields), and trash & waste.

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Environmental Justice & Health Working Group Meeting

When
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
29 Norman Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

On Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:30pm at A/D/O the Environmental Justice & Health Working Group will bring neighbors together to develop community-based strategies to combat…

Rat Academy

When
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where
275 North 8th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

North Brooklyn has a rat problem. In partnership with the NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene learn about safe and effective methods for rat…

Idle Ca$h: Combatting Truck Idling

When
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where
219 Conselyea Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Did you know it is illegal in NYC for truck engines to run while parked for more than 3 minutes or more than 1 minute in…

Environmental Justice & Health Working Group Meeting

When
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
80 Dupont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Wednesday, September 18th at the Dupont Senior Center, the Environmental Justice & Health Working Group will bring neighbors together to develop community-based strategies to…

NuHart Superfund Community Forum

When
Monday, July 29, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
176 Java Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

The NYS DEC recently selected its remediation plan for the NuHart Superfund site. Learn about the Record of the Decision from our new technical advisors,…

Environmental Justice & Health Working Group Meeting

When
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
61 Greenpoint Avenue, 6th fl.
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Wednesday, July 17th at 6:30pm at PencilWorks the Environmental Justice & Health Working Group will bring neighbors together to develop community-based strategies to combat…

Lead in Soils: An Advanced Workshop

When
Saturday, June 15, 2019
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where
Leonard Street (btw Manhattan Ave & Bayard St)
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Saturday, June 15th at the McCarren Park Demonstration Garden, join us for three-hour workshop features experts that will help interpret your soil test results…

Petroleum Vapors Town Hall

When
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
176 Java Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Greenpoint residents have smelled gasoline/petroleum vapors for months. Hear from state and city agencies about what they are doing to get to the bottom on…

Soil Safety Basics: A Lead in Soils Workshop

When
Saturday, June 8, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where
61 Franklin Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Saturday, June 8th at the 61 Franklin Street Community Garden join us for this 90-minute interactive, introductory workshop designed to help participants learn about…

Soil Safety Basics: A Lead in Soils Workshop

When
Saturday, May 18, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where
Leonard Street (btw Manhattan Ave & Leonard St)
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Saturday, May 18th at the McCarren Park Demonstration Garden join us for this 90-minute interactive, introductory workshop designed to help participants learn about lead…

Soil Safety Basics: A Lead in Soils Workshop

When
Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where
136 Milton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Saturday, May 11th at the Greenpoint Reformed Church join us for this 90-minute interactive, introductory workshop designed to help participants learn about lead contamination…

Do You Smell That? Meeting to Combat Noxious Petroleum Fumes

When
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where
80 Dupont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Greenpoint residents of Freeman, Green and Huron Streets smell gasoline/petroleum vapors. If you live in this vicinity and are also affected we want to hear…

Jane’s Walk: From Industry to Luxury – Williamsburg

When
Saturday, May 4, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where
Outside of 214 N 11th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Tour surviving artifacts of Williamsburg’s industrial past, see how the neighborhood has transformed in this century, and consider the environmental issues that lie beneath. Ward…

Jane’s Walk: From Industry to Luxury – Greenpoint

When
Saturday, May 4, 2019
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where
Entrance of Manhattan Avenue Park
Brooklyn, NY

Tour surviving artifacts of Greenpoint industrial past, see how the neighborhood has transformed in this century, and consider the environmental issues that lie beneath. Ward…

Soil Safety Basics: A Lead in Soils Workshop

When
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
129 Russell Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Wednesday, May 1st at The Park Church Co-op join us for this 90-minute interactive, introductory workshop designed to help participants learn about lead contamination…

Soil Safety Basics: A Lead in Soils Workshop

When
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Where
75 Meserole Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Tuesday, April 30th at P.S. 31 join us for this 90-minute interactive, introductory workshop designed to help participants learn about lead contamination in exposed…

Environmental Justice & Health Working Group Meeting

When
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
275 N. 8th Street, Lower Level
Brooklyn, NY 11211

On Wednesday, April 24th at 6:30pm at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church the Environmental Justice & Health Working Group will bring neighbors together to…

Lead in Soils: An Advanced Workshop

When
Sunday, April 7, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where
520 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Sunday, April 7th at the Kingsland Wildflower Center, join us for three-hour workshop features experts that will help interpret your soil test results and…

Soil Safety Basics: A Lead in Soils Workshop

When
Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
129 Russell Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Thursday, March 28th at The Park Church Co-op join us for this 90-minute interactive, introductory workshop designed to help participants learn about lead contamination…

Environmental Justice & Health Working Group Meeting

When
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
80 Dupont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Wednesday, March 27th at the Dupont Senior Center the Environmental Justice & Health Working Group will bring neighbors together to develop community-based strategies to…

Soil Safety Basics: A Lead in Soils Workshop

When
Saturday, March 9, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where
136 Milton Street
Brooklyn, New York 11222

On Saturday, March 9th at the Greenpoint Reformed Church join us for a workshop designed to help participants learn about lead contamination in exposed soils….

Environmental Justice & Health Working Group Meeting

When
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
6:30 to 8:30pm
Where
86 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11249

On Wednesday, February 13th at 6:30pm at Bushwick Inlet Park the Environmental Justice & Health Working Group will bring neighbors together to develop community-based strategies…

NuHart Comment-athon

When
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where
1025 Manhattan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Join us on Tuesday, November 13th at Barley for an evening of community feedback on the NuHart Plastics PRAP.  We will help residents craft their…

NuHart Comment-athon

When
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where
80 Dupont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Join us on Tuesday, November 13th at the Dupont Senior Center for an afternoon of community feedback on the NuHart Plastics PRAP.  We will help…

NuHart Comment-athon

When
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where
113 Franklin Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Join us on Wednesday, October 24th at Threes @ Franklin + Kent for an evening of community feedback on the NuHart Plastics PRAP.  We will help…