Minutes of the November 10, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. CAG Members present: Paul BasileDavid BriggsMarlene DonnellyKatia KellyLouis KleinmanHildegaard LinkSteve MarcusMargaret Maugenest Rita MillerAmy MotznyAndrea ParkerPeter ReichBrad VogelSue WolfeMaryann Young Guests: Martin BisiOwen FooteTerri Thomson (National Grid) Open Items: Item 1 Brad inquired if reduced NYC budget… Read more »

Upcoming December Gowanus Canal CAG Committee Meetings

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Archaeology & Historic Preservation Committee Monday, December 7th, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Via GoToMeeting Join GoToMeeting: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/253797341 Access Code: 253-797-341 To dial in by phone: +1 (571) 317-3122 Water Quality/Technical Committee Monday, December 7th, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Via Zoom Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82576799490?pwd=blNLVis4ejRkcnkyQ0JJSmJPSlkrZz09 Meeting ID: 825 7679 9490Passcode: 724713 Dial by your location:+1 646… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting, Tuesday, December 1, 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/tZcvc-CsrDssHN0K1Q-vKNKFhWhXNcNnRsV3 DRAFT AGENDA  (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:30 PM: US Environmental Protection Agency Project Updates and Q & A 7:30 – 8:15 PM: CAG… Read more »

Minutes of the November 30, 2020 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 Monday, November 30th, at 10:00 a.m. Committee members attending:Katia KellyRita Miller Guest:Margaret Maugenest (who has expressed an interest to join the committee, this marking her first meeting) 1) Discussion regarding new member applications There were nine (9) applications submitted over the last… Read more »

Minutes of the September 18, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Admin Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Admin Committee met via Zoom conference on Friday, September 18th, at 10:00 a.m. Committee members attending:Jerry ArmerBen JonesKatia KellyRita Miller 1) Committee reviewed and approved final Addendum to Charter 2) Committee reviewed nine (9) CAG applications – will report to general group Regarding applications –Discussed the need to elaborate… Read more »

EPA Begins Historic Full-Scale Dredging of Gowanus Canal Superfund Site

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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 »

Gowanus Canal Dredging to Begin Monday, November 16

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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 »

Upcoming Gowanus Canal CAG Committee Meetings

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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 »

Minutes of the October 6, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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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 »