Monday, November 17, 2014

EPA Invites Community To Symposium On Superfund Clean-Ups

A Superfund site is "an uncontrolled or abandoned place where hazardous waste is located, possibly affecting local ecosystems or people." New York City now has three such Superfund sites. Gowanus Canal, Newtown Creek and Wolff-Alport have all been listed on the US Environmental Protection Agency's National Priorities List (NPL), reserved for the most polluted sites in the country.

On Thursday November 20th at Brooklyn Borough Hall, EPA Region 2 will be hosting a Superfund Symposium to discuss and to give an overview of the clean-up activities at the three sites.

Here is more information:

Come and hear from EPA and community representatives about the cleanup work and how it may impact your commuity. When: Thursday, November 20, 2014 , 6 - 9 PM PM; Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street. Hope to see you there!

Live in Brooklyn or Queens? Save the date for our upcoming Superfund Symposium - November 20, from 6-9 p.m.

EPA and community representatives will discuss the cleanup activities at three Superfund sites in New York City: Wolff Alport in Bushwick/Ridgewood, Newtown Creek in Greenpoint/ Williamsburg/ Long Island City/ Maspeth, and the Gowanus Canal in Red Hook/ Carroll Gardens/ Gowanus/ Park Slope.

Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street, 2nd fl
Brooklyn, NY 11201
To rsvp or for general inquiries
please call 212.637.3678

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