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Cleaning up NYC: Brownfield Videos
OER is pleased to introduce the Brownfield Educational Video series – Cleaning Up NYC.

Cleaning up NYC: Brownfield Videos

 

Cleaning Up NYC: The Basics of Environmental Investigations (8:01)
Cleaning Up NYC: The Basics of Environmental Investigations (8:01)

Filmed in the field durin a real environmental investigation on a brownfield in NYC, a viewer gains a basic understanding of the steps of environmental investigations, how soil, groundwater, and soil vapor are tested for contaminants, what type of equipment is used for testing and where samples from the field are taken for chemical analysis.

historic photos are provided courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives.

 

Cleaning Up NYC: Innovative Programs and Partnerships (4:45)
Cleaning Up NYC: Innovative Partnership and Programs (4:45)

This video explains how the NYC Office of Environmental Remediation and PlaNYC address the brownfield problem, and what programs we offer to assist brownfield cleanup and development.

 

Cleaning Up NYC: Community Visions for Revitalization (4:32)
Cleaning Up NYC: Community Visions for Revitalization (4:32)

Leaders in NYC's Environmental Justice community discuss why brownfields tend to cluster in vulnerable communities and how collaborative partnerships formed with community vision, local government and private sector developers is a model that can be used to tackle the brownfield dilemma in our cities.

 

Cleaning Up NYC: Protecting Our Communities (4:27)
Cleaning Up NYC: Protecting Our Communities (4:27)

Ensuring that all necessary precautions are taken to protect those who live and work around sites enrolled in OER's Brownfield Cleanup Program is a high priority for our office. This video illustrates the numerous community protection measures OER requires to ensure there are no impacts to residents or on-site workers during the cleanup activities.

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