Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35 p.m. Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, Remedial Project Manager for EPA, presented the updates. The 4th Street Basin Pilot Project The preparation work for the pilot has been arduous and taken… Read more »
At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution asking that the EPA ensure strict adherence to the Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement governing the contract for demolition pertaining to the Gowanus Station building. The resolution, addressed to Christos Tsiamis, Senior Project Manager, Gowanus Canal Project U.S…. Read more »
At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution seeking the preservation of the Water Supply Distribution Building at 234 Nevins Street, which occupies a portion of the site potentially slated for construction of large combined-sewer-overflow retention tank. The resolution, addressed to Christos Tsiamis, Senior Project Manager,… Read more »
At its April 25, 2017 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Archaeology Committee. Henry Willems NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Environmental Remediation 625 Broadway Albany, NY 12233-7017 By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Site Name: Gowanus Canal Northside Site Code: C224080 Program: Brownfield Cleanup Program The following… Read more »
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group adopted the following resolution at its May, 2012 General Meeting: The Gowanus has a unique and complex history: as part of the New York harbor estuary, as a pre-industrial tidal mill pond site, as a Revolutionary War battlefield and burial grounds, and as an important transportation route in our nation’s… Read more »
The following letter was sent to Emily Lloyd Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection re the planned remediation work planned for the First Street Turning Basin
Agenda of April 20 th Meeting: 7:00 – 7:05 PM: Welcome, Introductions, Agenda Check 7:05 – 7:20 PM: Discuss Any Updates on Consulting Party Role/Structure/Process Identify specific questions for EPA. 7:20 – 7:40 PM: Finalize Memo Describing Concerns about the 1st Street Basin Discuss feedback received at the full CAG meeting on the… Read more »
To protect, preserve, and document the cultural and natural history of the Gowanus Canal. To restore the community memory of the working canal and make this unique heritage publicly accessible. To raise awareness of the historic landscape without hindering the canal cleanup.