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Air Quality

Clean Buses for Healthy Niños

In New York City, more than 10,000 school buses provide transportation for almost 150,000 students, the majority of whom have disabilities. However, many of these…

Air Quality

Neighborhood Air Monitoring Initiative

North Brooklyn, particularly Williamsburg, has historically had some of the highest asthma rates in New York City. As a waste transfer hub, with the Brooklyn…


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Idle Ca$h: Combatting Truck Idling

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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…

Petroleum Vapors Town Hall

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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…

Do You Smell That? Meeting to Combat Noxious Petroleum Fumes

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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…

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How To: Report Vehicle Idling

October 8, 2019

It is illegal for commercial trucks, vans, and passenger buses in NYC to idle for more than three minutes, with certain exceptions.* If you document…

Recap: Petroleum Vapors Town Hall

June 13, 2019

On Wednesday, June 12th North Brooklyn Neighbors hosted a community town hall. The town hall featured a moderated panel discussion and a Q&A with community…