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 »

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 »

Coast Guard Closes Gowanus Canal to Boating North of 9th Street Through November, 2021

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The U.S. Coast Guard and EPA have closed the Gowanus Canal to all recreational boating between Butler Street and 9th Street through November 30, 2021. From the Coast Guard’s updated Notice to Mariners: The Gowanus Canal is closed to all recreational boating between 9th Street and Butler Street, including use of the 2nd Street public… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting, Tuesday, April 27th, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our April General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. Advance registration is required for non-members of the CAG, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcoc-2orTgsE91OU-JLbp2aYCJOXIlT0Pyr 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 Water Quality… Read more »

EPA Issues Administrative Order Requiring New York City to Construct Sewage Retention Tanks for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site Cleanup

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday issued an administrative order compelling the City of New York to construct two sewage retention tanks to control discharges into the Gowanus Canal. The move follows previous orders issued in 2014 and 2016 that mandated that the city find locations for, and design the tanks, respectively. The new order… Read more »

Tonight: Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us Tuesday, March 23rd, 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/tZUrd-GtrjwtGN34i5YpPt6XVrSN8d-UMz7J DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:30 PM: USEPA, Project Updates and Q&A 7:30 – 8:15 PM: CAG Resolutions Public Place… Read more »

EPA Concludes Assessment of Sinking of Barge Containing Gowanus Canal Sediment

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EPA Region 2 Community Involvement Coordinator Natalie Loney provided the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group today with the following report regarding conclusion of the investigation into the sinking of a barge containing dredged sediment from the Gowanus Canal in Gowanus Bay on January 25th: “EPA has concluded its assessment of the incident that caused a… Read more »

Statement/Update from EPA on Barge Incident in Gowanus Bay

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 2 office issued the following statement today regarding the sinking of a barge filled with dredge sediment from the Gowanus Canal earlier this week in Gowanus Bay: EPA continues to investigate the incident that caused a barge containing material dredged from the Gowanus Canal, as part of the continuous… Read more »