Minutes of the September 21, 2021 Meeting of the Gowanus CAG Admin Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Admin Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, September 21st, at 10:30 a.m. Committee members attending:Jerry ArmerKatia KellyLouis KleinmanMargaret MaugenestRita Miller Other CAG members attending:MaryAnn Young (CORD Alternate) EPA:Natalie Loney Committee agreed to notify CAG members who never responded to last several surveys that their membership has been terminated… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting, Tuesday, July 27th

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Please join us for our July General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. Advance registration is required for non-members of the CAG, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUodOyqqjgpG9H3rOyT3CMlI0YdxLFMXWhc DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 8:00 PM: USEPA, Project Updates and Conversation with Pat Evangelista, Region 2 Superfund Division Director, Q&A 8:00 –… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution in Support of EPA’s Administrative Order of March 29, 2021

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At its June 22, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution in support of EPA’s Administrative Order of March 29, 2021. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:In order for the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) to consider any rezoning within the Gowanus canal watershed, the City of New… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Regarding the Process and Design of the Gowanus Canal Owls Head CSO Facility

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At its June 22, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution regarding the process underlying and the design of the planned Gowanus Canal Owls Head CSO facility. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:In recognition of the current ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) underway for the Site Selection and… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting NYC DEP Public Engagement Regarding Mid-Canal CSO Tank Design

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution in July, 2020 requesting that the EPA require the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to seek community input for the design of the mid-canal CSO tank planned for the Salt Lot. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:The CAG requests that EPA require DEP… Read more »

Archaeological Review of Material Dredged from the Gowanus Canal

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In accordance with the Level 1 Archaeological Monitoring protocol outlined in the Cultural Resource Monitoring Plan for the Gowanus Canal Superfund cleanup, materials dredged from the canal are examined for possible archaeological and cultural significance. These include not only larger objects, but also dredged soft sediments that are placed directly into scows, floated by barge… Read more »

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

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Please join us for our monthly General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. Advance registration is required for non-members of the CAG, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkc-GtqDwqGtGonldklSE_iLBMRwlT_DSO DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 PM: USEPA, Project Updates and Q&A 7:45 – 8:30 PM: CAG Committee Issues and Updates Archaeology Committee… Read more »