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Storm Water Infrastructure Matters (SWIM) Coalition Public Meeting

May 21, 2019: 5:30PM to 8:00PM
Pratt Manhattan 144 West 14th Street Room 714 New York, NY 10011 map
Join the SWIM Coalition for their quarterly public meeting for updates, news, and discussion about the status of the NY Green Roof Tax Abatement program, recent Green Roof bills, two years of tracking the City's CSO alert system, and 2018 water quality data.

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Trees for Tribs Planting along the Quassaick Creek in Newburgh

May 25, 2019: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
NY-32 and Mill Street, Newburgh, NY 12589 map
Join the Quassaick Creek Watershed Alliance for Trees for Tribs planting project.

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Environmental Law and Science Under the Trump Administration

May 28, 2019: 6:30PM to 8:00PM
New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036 map
Join the New York City Bar Association Science & Law Committee for a panel discussion of how environmental law, policy, and science itself have been affected by decision-making under the current Administration.

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AirTrain Community Forum

May 29, 2019: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
72-24 Broadway, Top Floor, Queens, NY 11372 map
Join residents, local community organizations, and citywide partners for a forum on the proposed LaGuardia AirTrain to Willets Point.

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Water Rate Hearing – Bronx

May 30, 2019: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Hostos Community College (Savoy Building-2nd Floor), 120 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451 map
Join fellow advocates at the NYC Water Board hearings to call for the integration of stormwater capture costs (based on the impervious area of a property) into existing sewer charges to promote green infrastructure, and for the implementation of tiered water rates to promote water conservation. These are two key ways to restructure water rates to incentivize green infrastructure and water conservation, reduce overall capital and operating costs for DEP, help improve water quality and mitigate flooding.

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Go Green! BK Festival

June 1, 2019: 12:00PM to 5:00PM
McCarren Park - 776 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222 map
Join Riverkeeper and other participating organizations, businesses, schools, crafters and artists in enjoying McCarren Park on a beautiful summer day.

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Water Rate Hearing – Manhattan

June 4, 2019: 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Eighth Floor, Room 8-S1S2, 255 Greenwich Street, New York, NY map
Join fellow advocates at the NYC Water Board hearings to call for the integration of stormwater capture costs (based on the impervious area of a property) into existing sewer charges to promote green infrastructure, and for the implementation of tiered water rates to promote water conservation. These are two key ways to restructure water rates to incentivize green infrastructure and water conservation, reduce overall capital and operating costs for DEP, help improve water quality and mitigate flooding.

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Water Rate Hearing – Queens

June 5, 2019: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
John F. Kennedy, Jr. School (P721Q), 57-12 94th St Queens, NY 11373 map
Join fellow advocates at the NYC Water Board hearings to call for the integration of stormwater capture costs (based on the impervious area of a property) into existing sewer charges to promote green infrastructure, and for the implementation of tiered water rates to promote water conservation. These are two key ways to restructure water rates to incentivize green infrastructure and water conservation, reduce overall capital and operating costs for DEP, help improve water quality and mitigate flooding.

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8 Bridges Hudson River Swim

June 8, 2019 to June 15, 2019
Hudson River map
The longest marathon swim in the world, 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim is an epic swimming odyssey that celebrates the mighty Hudson and New York Harbor. 

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Water Rate Hearing – Brooklyn

June 10, 2019: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 4305, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 map
Join fellow advocates at the NYC Water Board hearings to call for the integration of stormwater capture costs (based on the impervious area of a property) into existing sewer charges to promote green infrastructure, and for the implementation of tiered water rates to promote water conservation. These are two key ways to restructure water rates to incentivize green infrastructure and water conservation, reduce overall capital and operating costs for DEP, help improve water quality and mitigate flooding.

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