Missed our March 2024 General Meeting? You can review video of all our recent meetings on our Vimeo page.

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If you were unable to join us on Zoom for our March 2024 general meeting, you can view the video recording of the meeting – as well as recordings of all of our general meetings since April, 2020 – on our Vimeo page. Just visit vimeo.com/showcase/gowanuscag and click on any of the videos to view the recording… Read more »

U.S. EPA Inspector General’s Report on the Audit of Gowanus Canal CSO Tanks

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The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued its report on an audit it conducted of the timing of the construction of the combined sewer overflow (CSO) tanks required by the EPA as part of the Gowanus Canal Superfund remedy. The OIG undertook the audit… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, March 26, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our March 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, March 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vf–opz4qHtdZCUy7nBW7whc8rzkPBxPT DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… Read more »

Update on the Status of Gowanus Canal Superfund Cleanup

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USEPA Region 2 provided us with the following update on the status of the Gowanus Canal Superfund cleanup on February 27 (edited slightly for elucidation). In-Canal Work Remedial Target Area (RTA) 1 (Top of the canal to 3rd Street) The Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs) are currently laying down the armor mat layer in the canal…. Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us for our January 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, January 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://usepa.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItcOGtrzMsHi1O-XOjAbH12fb8ymY6nBg DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… Read more »

Community Forum on the Gowanus Brownfields Cleanup, Thursday, January 25, 6 p.m.

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Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon, in partnership with the offices of Representative Dan Goldman, Senator Andrew Gounardes, and Council Member Shahana Hanif, will host a community forum with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), New York State Department of Health (DOH), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the ongoing Brownfields Project…. Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, November 28, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our November 2023 General Meeting, on Tuesday, November 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlfuCprj4sGdbDSROa-kjZnhH3B7yXg9dv DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, October 24, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our October 2023 General Meeting, on Tuesday, October 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkcOCgqjkoH90-v5NGc7ArmMMT5UIbzsLg DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:15 p.m.: EPA Updates and… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, September 26, 7:00 p.m.

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Please join us for our September 2023 General Meeting, on Tuesday, September 26, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (please note this is one half-hour later than normal), conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYod-itrTIpGNyKl_q27iCD7NKN51RNj-My DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 7:00 – 7:15 p.m.: Welcome and… Read more »