EPA Region 2 issued the following press release yesterday in conjunction with the start of dredging of the Gowanus Canal. NEW YORK – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, New York State Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon, New York City Councilmember Brad Lander, members of the Gowanus Canal Community… Read more »
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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group is deeply gratified that dredging of the upper portion of the canal is getting underway today. It’s truly a momentous day for Gowanus. The start of dredging comes just over 10 years from the date of the first meeting of the Community Advisory Group, which convened in October, 2010,… Read more »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin dredging operations in the main channel of the Gowanus Canal north of the 3rd Street Bridge on November 16, 2020. Dredging will begin just south of the Carroll Street bridge and will continue between the Carroll and Union Street bridges, followed by dredging north of the Union Street… Read more »
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Archaeology and Water Quality/Technical Committees will meet on Monday, November 2nd, at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., respectively. More information on joining these meetings, which will both be held virtually, is available by clicking the links below: Archaeology Water Quality/Technical In addition, the CAG’s Land Use Committee will meet… Read more »
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. CAG Members present: David BriggsKatia KellyLouis KleinmanHildegaard LinkSteve MarcusMargaret MaugenestRita MillerAndrea ParkerBrad VogelMaryann Young Guests: Jo CoronaOwen FooteBrad HamiltonMaria HodermarskaSandye RenzMiranda SielaffTalli SomekhTerri Thomson (National Grid) Open Items: Item 1 Peter Reich had asked a question regarding… Read more »
If you weren’t able to attend our October 27th general meeting, you can view the video recording of the meeting – as well as recordings of our April, May, July and September meetings – on our Vimeo page. Just visit vimeo.com/showcase/gowanuscag and click on any of the videos.
Please join us Tuesday evening via Zoom for our October General Meeting. Advance registration is required for non-CAG members, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqc–hrjsrGNNSo5wwMIwIGzJhOPFu9DSJ DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:15 PM: US Environmental Protection Agency Updates and Q & A 7:15 – 7:45 PM: CAG Resolutions Calling for Archaeological… Read more »
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Water Quality/Technical Committee will conduct its October meeting via Zoom conference. Topic: Gowanus CAG WQ/Tech Committee MeetingTime: Oct 5, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/87304661465?pwd=NjN0N1dmdDFyNFo5ejJHOFpvRHFBZz09 Meeting ID: 873 0466 1465Passcode: 079073 Dial by your location+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Agenda: CSO Tank… Read more »
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. CAG Members present: David BriggsLouis KleinmanSteve MarcusAndrea ParkerPeter ReichBrad VogelSue WolfeMaryann Young Guests: Terri Thomson (National Grid) Open Items: Item 1 5th Street turning basin (carried over from August meeting). The current draft of the resolution was reviewed… Read more »
Since we shifted to meeting by Zoom in April, we’ve recorded our general meetings. You can access video recordings of past General meetings at vimeo.com/showcase/gowanuscag.