2008 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 13:32:16 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: [CPEO-BIF] Newton Creek, New York
$625K Grant Awarded For Brownfields Remediation Planning Around Newton Creek

By Nana-Yaw Acheampong
Published on NYLCV - New York League of Conservation Voters
March 20, 2008

An award of $625,454 was given to the The Greenpoint Manufacturing and 
Design Center [1], Riverkeeper [2], and the Newton Creek Alliance [3] on 
March 20, 2008. The award was given in New York State Brownfield 
Opportunity Area funding for community driven planning analysis.

The earnings will be used for redeveloping sites along the creek. 
Redevelopment includes the creation of parks and wetlands, and improved 
environmental infrastructure. The Newton Creek study area includes 
portions of Long Island City, Maspeth, Greenpoint, East Williamsburg, 
and Bushwick.


For the entire article, with links, see


Lenny Siegel
Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
a project of the Pacific Studies Center
278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041
Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545
Fax: 650/961-8918

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