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Oct
17
Thu
Gowanus Canal CAG Outreach Committee Meeting @ Fifth Avenue Committee
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Please join the Gowanus Canal CAG’s Outreach Committee for our monthly meeting, in the Fifth Avenue Committee’s Conference Room A, on the 2nd floor, at 621 Degraw Street in Gowanus.

The agenda is TBD.

All Gowanus CAG meetings are open to the general public.

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law Program on Storm Surge Barriers for New York Harbor @ Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Sea level rise and intensifying coastal storms pose increased risks of flooding in the New York and New Jersey area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now studying a range of options to reduce flooding risks, ranging from building a massive system of gates, floodwalls and levees to taking no action. The choice will have important environmental, economic and social consequences for the region. This public forum will include presentations from the Corps of Engineers about the nature and status of the study; from an earth scientist about the nature of the flooding risks; and by a proponent and an opponent of storm barriers. A question and answer period will follow.

Speakers

Col. Thomas Asbery, Chief New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Prof. Jacqueline Austermann, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Prof. Malcolm J. Bowman, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University
Paul Gallay, President, Riverkeeper

Moderator

Prof. Michael B. Gerrard, Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School

Program is sponsored by the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and the Earth Institute

Oct
22
Tue
Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Full Meeting @ Mary Star of the Sea
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join us for our monthly general meeting. We’ll publish an agenda about one week prior to the meeting.

All Gowanus CAG meetings are open to the public.

 

Nov
4
Mon
Gowanus Canal CAG Archaeology Committee Meeting @ Mary Star of the Sea
Nov 4 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Archaeology Committee for its monthly meeting. Agenda TBD.

All Gowanus Canal CAG meetings are open to the public.

Gowanus Canal CAG Water Quality/Technical Committee Meeting @ Mary Star of the Sea
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Join the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Water Quality & Technical Committee for its monthly meeting. Agenda TBD.

All Gowanus Canal CAG meetings are open to the public at large.