Just a few days after CUNY social journalism fellow Aaron Smith launched his blog “The Brooklyn Memory Project” with an unsettling video of a retired Greenpoint NYPD detective recalling all the cancer deaths he’s witnessed (possibly due to the area’s oil spill), Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks and Planning is launching a series of forums about North Brooklyn’s environmental issues, starting with a discussion tonight about Greenpoint’s polluted past.
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