Department of Environmental Conservation

D E C banner

For Release: Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Media Advisory for Wednesday, May 10 - Brooklyn Community Air Monitoring Meeting

DEC to Hold Brooklyn Community Meeting on Progress of Statewide Air Monitoring Initiative

What: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, May 10, to provide an update for Brooklyn residents. Study areas in Brooklyn are included as one of 10 communities that are part of DEC's 2022-23 Statewide Community Air Monitoring Initiative.

Mobile air monitoring started in September 2022 in Brooklyn. At the meeting, DEC staff will provide an overview of the initiative and present a preliminary review of the second quarter of air monitoring results specific to the community. The initiative will help DEC identify sources of air pollution and climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions in these communities. DEC will provide results once additional information is compiled.

When: Wednesday, May 10, at 3 p.m.

Where: Virtual Meeting Link to join meeting via WebEx (leaves DEC website)

Meeting Number: 161-576-1732 Meeting Password: k5pUJDPxc88

Call in Number to join by phone only: 518-549-0500

Visit the DEC website for more information about the year-long community air monitoring initiative.

  • Contact for this Page
  • Press Office - Haley Viccaro
    625 Broadway
    Albany, NY 12233-1016
    email us
  • This Page Covers
  • Page applies to Region 2