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May 16th, 2016

Good news for water quality and CSO education: NYCDEP has just begun a pilot program to help inform people when sewers are overflowing and the importance of limiting water use during rain events. The best part is that the pilot is running in the Newtown Creek watershed! If you are a resident living in the [...]

NCA is excited to launch Newtown Creek SAMPLES, an intensive water quality monitoring program funded by the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund and the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The program will be run by NCA in conjunction with the Environmental Science department at LaGuardia [...]

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund will be hosting two days of community preferencing for the remaining large and legacy grants bringing environmental improvements to Greenpoint, Brooklyn. NCA is proud to be an active partner on three of the projects, listed below. If you are a resident within the 11222 zip code please go out and [...]

Update: Join us on August 7st, 4-7pm for our first official mapping event! RSVP here after completing a quick online form that takes 5 to 10 minutes. The meeting place is Woodward Av & Suydam Av Queens 11222, just over the border from Brooklyn. This is a short walk from the Jefferson Av “L” train station. TreesCount is the street tree [...]

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