Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting: Tuesday, June 25, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our June 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, June 25, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIod–rrTsoHtELNGK2trRkyhn1cSvoSzW_ DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… Read more »

May 28, 2024 Update from EPA Region 2 on the Status of Work In and Around the Gowanus Canal

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In-Canal Update Supplemental dredging near the flushing tunnel to remove recently deposited debris is ongoing Work began on May 9th Work is anticipated to be completed by the end of July Grouting of the armor mats in this area is being conducted concurrently as areas are dredged Carroll Street bridge – no updates, 65% design… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting, Tuesday, May 28, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our May 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, May 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcud-2rrDstEtIefadkXHH6pePjBwsg5XLn DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:15 p.m.: EPA… Read more »

Missed our April 2024 General Meeting? You can review video of all our recent meetings on our Vimeo page.

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If you were unable to join us on Zoom for our April 2024 general meeting, you can view the video recording of the meeting – as well as recordings of all of our general meetings since April, 2020 – on our Vimeo page. Just visit vimeo.com/showcase/gowanuscag and click on any of the videos to view the recording… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting: Tuesday, April 30, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our April 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, April 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qceqpqz4tEt3GX_HBJTlX_aOWnghUhwOJ DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… Read more »

Missed our March 2024 General Meeting? You can review video of all our recent meetings on our Vimeo page.

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If you were unable to join us on Zoom for our March 2024 general meeting, you can view the video recording of the meeting – as well as recordings of all of our general meetings since April, 2020 – on our Vimeo page. Just visit vimeo.com/showcase/gowanuscag and click on any of the videos to view the recording… Read more »

U.S. EPA Inspector General’s Report on the Audit of Gowanus Canal CSO Tanks

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The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued its report on an audit it conducted of the timing of the construction of the combined sewer overflow (CSO) tanks required by the EPA as part of the Gowanus Canal Superfund remedy. The OIG undertook the audit… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, March 26, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our March 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, March 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vf–opz4qHtdZCUy7nBW7whc8rzkPBxPT DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… Read more »

Minutes of the March 14, 2023 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Administrative Committee

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The Admin Committee met via zoom on March 14th to review two new applications for membership in the CAG. The applicants are Daniel Pecoraro and Donald Minerva. The Admin Committee voted unanimously to send Daniel Pecoraro’s application forward so that he can be interviewed by the full CAG at a general meeting. The Admin Committee also decided to contact Donald Minerva to… Read more »

Trustees Release Draft Natural Resource Damage Assessment Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site

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Public Comment Period Runs Until April 15, 2024 The Gowanus Canal Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council, comprised of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and the United States Department of the Interior’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), have released the draft Natural Resource Damage… Read more »