Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committee Meetings This Week

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Several Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committees have meetings scheduled this week, and the NYC Department of City Planning will be hosting an open house regarding the recently released Draft Zoning Proposal for Gowanus. On Monday, February 4, at 6:15 p.m., the CAG’s Archaeology Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at Mary Star of… Read more »

NYC DEP Presentation on Combined Sewer Overflow Storage Tunnels

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On January 22, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection presented an overview of the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) storage tunnel the agency is proposing as an alternative to the Gowanus Canal CSO storage tanks that the city agreed to construct in a consent agreement reached with the US Environmental Protection Agency in 2016…. Read more »

NYC Dept. of City Planning Releases Gowanus Draft Zoning Proposal

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The New York City Department of City Planning today released the Draft Zoning Proposal for the Gowanus neighborhood. Documents related to the Draft Zoning Proposal can be found here. In addition, CIty Planning will host an open house at which the public can provide feedback and ask questions of city agencies, learn more about next… Read more »

Minutes of the December 18, 2018 Admin Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Admin Committee met on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., in the Cobble Hill Community Room at 250 Baltic Street. Committee Members attending: Jerry Armer Ben Jones Katia Kelly Rita Miller Maryann Young (CORD alternate) Non-Committee/CAG Members present: Rafael Gomez Louis Kleinman Guests: Owen Foote Admin discussed some of the… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Safe Emergency Access to, and Egress from, the Gowanus Canal

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At its October 23, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for safe emergency access to, and egress from, the Gowanus Canal. The resolution, addressed to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (the “EPA”), Potentially Responsible Parties (“PRPs”), City of New York, NYC Department of Transportation, New York… Read more »

Minutes of the October 2, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. CAG Members present: David Briggs Marlene Donnelly Rafael Gomez de Luna Katia Kelly Louis Kleinman Hildegaard Link Peter Reich Brad Vogel Andrea Parker Sue Wolfe Guests: Terri Thomson… Read more »

Full Video of EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez’s meeting with the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez and his team met with the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group on November 27, 2018, to discuss a number of issues pertaining to the Superfund cleanup of the Gowanus Canal, including updates on the progress of the project, New York City’s proposal to build a storage tunnel rather than… Read more »

Minutes of the October 23, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35.    Project Updates Natalie Loney, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator, presented the updates. Fourth Street Turning Basin: the mats are currently being placed, and that should be done by the… Read more »

Minutes of the November 9, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Outreach Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Outreach Committee met on Friday, November 9, at 9:00 a.m., in the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street. This was the first meeting of the reconstituted Outreach Committee, and discussion was focused on the future of the Committee. CAG Members Present Sabine Aronowsky Jordan Heiden, Gowanus Canal… Read more »

Minutes of the November 7, 2018 Admin Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Admin Committee met on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., in the Cobble Hill Community Room at 250 Baltic Street. CAG Members present: Jerry Armer Ben Jones Katia Kelly Rita Miller Maryann Young (CORD alternate) Began with review of Richard Lawrence’s application for CAG membership. Some further information… Read more »