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Brooklyn Union Gas Company Plant
Brooklyn Union Gas Company plant on Newtown Creek. Photo courtsey of Brooklyn Collection.

Brooklyn Public Library’s Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center acts as a document repository for local remediation reports. These reports are produced by environmental engineers and developers that undertake evaluation and construction projects in areas that have been identified by government environmental agencies as a Superfund or brownfield site. These documents are made available to the public as a way for residents and businesses to access information about these projects and participate in the remediation process.

Look below to find digital versions for many of the documents in our repository available to download. We also have physical versions for some documents accessible at our Greenpoint Library (at Leonard during construction) and at Central Library. To give you the most thorough assistance, we ask that you give us 48 hours advance notice if you would like to access the physical versions of the reports.

For access to documents stored at the Central Library, email your request to the Brooklyn Collection at [email protected] or call 718.230.2762.

For access to documents that are part of the Greenpoint collection, email your request to [email protected] or call the Leonard Library at 718.486.6006.

Research Guides

Project Sites

Navigate the Greenpoint Library's Document Repository with the help of the links below, which lead to remediation document links and downloads for the projects listed.

Remedial Investigation Report (This is a large file that requires downloading)

Remediation Approval Letter

Other Remediation Resources

New York City and State remediation 
National Grid remediation 
  • Former Nassau Gas Works MGP: Information on the Former Nassau Gas Works MGP, the remediation projects and opportunities for public participation
  • Former Dangman Park MGP: Information on the Site, the SC and RI, and opportunities for public participation
  • Citizens Former MGP: Information on the Citizens former MGP Site, the remediation projects and opportunities for public participation
  • Fulton Municipal Former MGP: Information on the Fulton Municipal former MGP Site, the Remedial investigation of the site, and opportunities for public participation
  • Metropolitan Former MGP: Information on the Metropolitan former MGP Site, the Remedial Investigation of the site, and opportunities for public participation     

 

For more resources and additional information about choosing which database to use, please consult the Other Resources section of the User Guide.

 

This digitization project was made possible with funding provided by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund.

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