Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, May 22, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. All of our meetings are open to the public. DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions   6:45 –… Read more »

Minutes of the February 27, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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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 »

EPA Region 2 Administrator Supports CAG-Proposed Community Visioning Process for North End of Gowanus Canal

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In a letter to City Council Member Stephen Levin dated April 19, EPA Region 2 Administrator Peter Lopez expressed support for a community visioning process focused on the future of the area surrounding the northern end of the Gowanus Canal, an idea initiated by the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) in a resolution passed… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on a Community Visioning Process at the North End of the Gowanus Canal

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for a comprehensive community visioning process for the future of the head-end of the Gowanus Canal. The resolution, addressed to local City Council Member Stephen Levin and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, reads as follows: Resolved, the… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Fish-Consumption Warning Signage at the Gowanus Superfund Site

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group resolved to formally request that the EPA install, or direct the installation of, signage around the Gowanus Superfund site warning against consuming fish taken from the Gowanus Canal. The resolution, addressed to Christos Tsiamis, Senior Project Manager, Gowanus Canal Project U.S. EPA… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Creation of Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for Gowanus Station Building

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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 »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Preservation of Water Supply Distribution Building at 234 Butler Street

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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 »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting Support for NYS Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed a resolution requesting support from state elected officials for a bill currently before the legislature that seeks to ban single-use plastic bags. The resolution, addressed to local State Senator Velmanette Montgomery and local Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon, as well as members… Read more »

Minutes of the February 6, 2018 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs Katia Kelly Louis Kleinman Hildegaard Link Andrea Parker Peter Reich Maryann Young Sue Wolfe Item 1 The CB6 amendment to its conditional approval… Read more »