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Saturday May 18, 2019
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Action Work Plan for a site known as Former Assi Market, site ID #C241232. This site is located in the neighborhood of Flushing within the Borough of Queens and is located at 131-01 39th Avenue. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by May 18, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Action Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at:

Queens Library-Flushing Branch
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355


Queens Community Board 7
133-32 41st Road – Suite 3B
Flushing, NY 113

Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

invites the public to comment on a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the 168 8th Street Site #C224266 (Brooklyn, Kings County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program: Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through May 18, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal, the public meeting, and how to comment.

11:00 AM
Contact  Melissa Cohen

DEC's I FISH NY program will conduct a Free Fishing Clinic on: 

  • May 18th, 2019 at Pier 5 in the Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free Fishing Clinics are family and first time angler friendly! Participants can fish for free and loaner fishing rods and bait will be available for those who want to participate. No freshwater fishing license or enrollment in the Recreational Marine Fishing Registry is required. In addition to fishing, participants can learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries management, angling ethics and aquatic ecology.

For a list of additional Free Fishing Clinics available throughout the state, please visit DEC’s Free Fishing Clinics webpage. To purchase a fishing license or join the free marine recreational fishing registry, please visit DEC’s Fishing License webpage.

Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Join a guided nature walk through the woods.

No registration required.

LegendDeadlines Recreation and Families Reinstein Woods

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