Lael Goodman

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NBN Comments on NuHart’s Proposed ROD Amendment

May 16, 2024

In February 2024, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC) and Madison Realty Capital (MRC), announced to the community that they were making…

Meeker CAG Meeting

May 6, 2024

Join your neighbors in giving voice to the community as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleans up the heavily contaminated Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund site….

ReusaBall 2024

April 30, 2024

North Brooklyn Neighbors is excited to announce that ReusaBall 2024, our 30th anniversary celebration, will be held on Thursday, June 13 at the Box House Hotel Rooftop. We are…

McCarren Park and Lead in Soil

April 16, 2024

As part of a larger project testing the soil of publicly accessible open spaces within Brooklyn’s Community District 1, North Brooklyn Neighbors undertook sampling of…

Sites of Concern: Public Spaces Soil Testing

April 15, 2024

Over the years, soil testing has continually found high levels of lead in North Brooklyn soils. In order to get a deeper understanding of the…

Soil Testing at WYNC Transmitter Park

April 15, 2024

In collaboration with the Friends of WNYC Transmitter Park, North Brooklyn Neighbors will be offering soil testing at Transmitter Park on Sunday, May 5 from…

Meeker CAG Formation Meeting

April 8, 2024

Please join your neighborhood community – residents, property owners, business owners, workers, neighborhood environmental activists, all who may be impacted by the Meeker Avenue Plume…

Air Monitor Lending Program Info Session

April 2, 2024

Interested in learning how to test your home’s air quality? Join North Brooklyn Neighbors and HabitatMap to learn about Greenpoint Library’s air monitor lending program. At this…

Meeker CAG Formation Meeting

February 26, 2024

Please join your neighborhood community – residents, property owners, business owners, workers, neighborhood environmental activists, all who may be impacted by the Meeker Avenue Plume…

Recap: 2.15.24 NuHart Community Meeting

February 20, 2024

On February 15, 2024 North Brooklyn Neighbors hosted a community meeting and were joined by the offices of Assembly Member Emily Gallagher, State Senator Kristen…

Indoor Air Quality Workshop

February 13, 2024

Join North Brooklyn Neighbors for a free, in-person workshop to learn about indoor air quality and what you can do to improve the air in…

NuHart State Superfund Community Meeting

February 9, 2024

North Brooklyn Neighbors will be hosting a virtual community meeting Thursday, February 15 in coordination with the offices of Council Member Restler, Assembly Member Gallagher,…

Meeker CAG Meeting

December 19, 2023

Join your neighbors in giving voice to the community as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleans up the heavily contaminated Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund site….

Meeker CAG Meeting

November 6, 2023

Join your neighbors in giving voice to the community as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleans up the heavily contaminated Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund site….

Soil Testing at McGolrick Park

October 26, 2023

North Brooklyn Neighbors will be participating in the Fall Fest at McGolrick Park put on by the Friends of McGolrick Park on Saturday, November 4…

Recap: 10.10.23 NuHart Community Meeting

October 12, 2023

On October 10, 2023 North Brooklyn Neighbors hosted a community meeting and were joined by the offices of Assembly Member Emily Gallagher, State Senator Kristen…

NuHart State Superfund Community Meeting

September 26, 2023

North Brooklyn Neighbors will be hosting a virtual community meeting, in coordination with the offices of Assembly Member Gallagher, State Senator Gonzalez, Council Member Restler,…

Homeowner’s Meeting: Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund Site

September 11, 2023

Join NBN, community members, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Brooklyn Public Library, and the Meeker Community Advisory Group to learn about the polluted area known…

Indoor Air Quality Workshop

September 7, 2023

Join North Brooklyn Neighbors for a free, in-person workshop to learn about indoor air quality and what you can do to improve the air in…

Indoor Air Quality Workshop

August 28, 2023

Join North Brooklyn Neighbors for a free, virtual workshop to learn about indoor air quality and what you can do to improve the air in…

ReusaBall 2023!

August 14, 2023

North Brooklyn Neighbors will be hosting our second annual ReusaBall, a sustainably produced fundraiser, at The Box House Hotel Rooftop (77 Box St, Greenpoint) on Thursday, September…

Meeker CAG Meeting

July 24, 2023

Join your neighbors in giving voice to the community as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleans up the heavily contaminated Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund site….

Meeker Avenue Plume Community Advisory Group Meeting

July 11, 2023

Join your neighbors in giving voice to the community as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleans up the heavily contaminated Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund site….

Recap: 6.26.23 NuHart Community Meeting

June 29, 2023

On June 26, 2023 North Brooklyn Neighbors cohosted a community meeting with Assembly Member Emily Gallagher, State Senator Kristen Gonzalez, Council Member Lincoln Restler, Congresswoman…

NuHart State Superfund Community Meeting

June 13, 2023

Join Assembly Member Emily Gallagher, Council Member Lincoln Restler, State Senator Kristen Gonzalez, NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, Madison Realty Capital, and North Brooklyn…

Soil Testing and Compost Giveback

June 12, 2023

North Brooklyn Neighbors is teaming up with the North Brooklyn Mutual Aid at the McCarren Park Demonstration Garden for a fun-filled event. We will be…

Meeker Avenue Plume Community Advisory Group Meeting

June 5, 2023

Join your neighbors in giving voice to the community as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleans up the heavily contaminated Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund site….

Indoor Air Quality Workshop

April 25, 2023

Join North Brooklyn Neighbors for a free workshop to learn about indoor air quality and what you can do to improve the air in your…

Meeker Avenue Plume Community Advisory Group Meeting

April 24, 2023

Join your neighbors in giving voice to the community as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleans up the heavily contaminated Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund site….

North Brooklyn Neighbors supports Make McGuinness Safe

April 20, 2023

Today North Brooklyn Neighbors sent a letter of support for the Make McGuinness Safe campaign to the NYC Department of Transportation. From the letter: ……

Meeker Avenue Plume CAG Info Session

April 4, 2023

Learn about the role of a future Community Advisory Group in our neighborhood and how to get involved! There will be a presentation by the…

Indoor Air Quality Workshop

March 27, 2023

Join North Brooklyn Neighbors for a free workshop to learn about indoor air quality and what you can do to improve the air in your…

Tenants Rights Workshop: Meeker Avenue Plume Investigation

March 27, 2023

What are your rights as a tenant in an environmental justice area like the Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund Site? Join St. Nicks Alliance to learn: Participate…

Vapor Intrusion and the Meeker Avenue Plume

March 14, 2023

In March of 2023, North Brooklyn Neighbors hosted a community workshop to learn about vapor intrusion in response to the March 2022 designation of the…

Meeker Avenue Plume Superfund Site

March 14, 2023

In March 2022, after 15 years of investigation by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the Meeker Avenue Plume was elevated to the…

NBN Comments on NYNJHAT Study Draft Report

March 6, 2023

The US Army Corps of Engineers produced a report for public review with a tentatively selected plan to manage future flood risk in the New…

Indoor Air Monitoring

February 27, 2023

Most of us spend the majority of our time indoors. While the quality of indoor air is influenced by outdoor air, there are a number…

Recap: 2.16.23 NuHart Community Meeting

February 27, 2023

On February 16, 2023 North Brooklyn Neighbors cohosted a community meeting with Assembly Member Emily Gallagher, State Senator Kristen Gonzalez, Council Member Lincoln Restler, the…

Planning for a Resilient Waterfront with the US Army Corp of Engineers

February 16, 2023

Learn more about the US Army Corps of Engineers’ plan for the waterfront in your community, hear presentations from community stakeholders, and share your feedback. There will be…

Vapor Intrusion Workshop

February 7, 2023

Join Lenny Siegel, Executive Director of the Center for Public Environmental Oversight for a workshop on vapor intrusion. As the Environmental Protection Agency begins work…

NuHart State Superfund Community Meeting

February 7, 2023

Join Assembly Member Emily Gallagher, Council Member Lincoln Restler, State Senator Kristen Gonzalez, NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, NYC Office of Environmental Remediation, Madison…

Sites of Concern: Air Quality Monitoring

February 7, 2023

The continued presence of industrial facilities and busy roads in our neighborhood and a growing population has meant that increasingly, traditionally polluting sites are located…

Composting to go Citywide!

February 2, 2023

On February 1, 2023 the details of a plan emerged from the Mayor that outlined a plan whereby every resident of New York City would…

NuHart: Public Comment Period Open through August 23, 2022

July 13, 2022

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is inviting public comment on proposed actions to address the Former NuHart East site (#C224287) within New…

Compost Giveback

May 13, 2022

Visit the La Casita Verde community garden to collect up to three 40-lb bag of compost made from NYC food scraps and yard waste. You…

Grand Street Spring Cleanup Day

May 4, 2022

The Grand Street BID is hosting Spring Cleanup Day on Grand Street in partnership with North Brooklyn Neighbors. Come out for a community cleanup on…

Compost Giveback

April 29, 2022

Visit the McCarren Park Demonstration Garden to collect up to three 40-lb bag of compost made from NYC food scraps and yard waste. You must…

Riverkeeper Sweep Trash Pickup

April 6, 2022

Join NBN and the office of Council Member Restler for a cleanup of the historic area of Bushwick Creek, now a industrial/commercial area between the…

Composting Under Threat… Again

March 16, 2022

Once again, organics recycling and composting initiatives in the city are at risk. The Mayor’s proposed budget would greatly reduce the budget for community composting…

NuHart State Superfund Community Meeting

March 2, 2022

Join Assembly Member Emily Gallagher, Council Member Lincoln Restler, NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, NYC Office of Environmental Remediation, Madison Realty Capital, and North…

Idling Diaries: Part 2

January 7, 2020

Lael Goodman, our environmental justice program manager, shares her experience reporting truck and bus idling in North Brooklyn via the city’s Idling Complaint System. After…

North Brooklyn Bag Swap

January 3, 2020

Beginning March 1, 2020, plastic bags will be banned at most stores in New York State. To help ensure that Greenpoint and Williamsburg are prepared…

Reducing Single-Use Plastic

December 20, 2019

As of March 1, 2020, plastic bags are banned at most stores in the state of New York. This regulation comes after years of advocacy…

Idling Diaries: Part 1

December 17, 2019

Lael Goodman, our environmental justice program manager, shares her experience reporting truck and bus idling in North Brooklyn via the city’s Idling Complaint System. I…

Commercial Waste Zones – Passed!

November 4, 2019

For years, NYC has been operating with a private waste carting system that many have likened to the Wild West. While garbage, recycling, and compost…

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