Upcoming Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committee Meetings

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group has two committee meetings scheduled fro mid-December. On Thursday, December 13, at 9:00 a.m., the CAG’s Outreach Committee will meet in the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street, in Conference Room A on the 2nd floor. The meeting will focus on updating the timeline for the… 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 »

Minutes of the June 26, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. The May meeting summary was approved with no revisions. Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, Remedial Project Manager for EPA, presented the updates. The Fourth Street Basin pilot study at the… Read more »

BWRC Breakfast Talk: Visions for Newtown Creek, Friday, October 12, 8:30 – 10 a.m.

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Given the similarities between Newtown Creek and the Gowanus Canal, this next installment in City Tech’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center’s series of free breakfast seminars may be of interest. More info and a link to register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/visions-for-newtown-creek-tickets-50495030997 Newtown Creek was designated as a Superfund site in 2010 as a result of pollution caused by decades… Read more »

Minutes of the September 12, 2018 Admin Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Admin Committee met on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., in the Cobble Hill Community Room at 250 Baltic Street. CAG Members present: Ben Jones Katia Kelly Rita Miller Maryann Young (CORD alternate) 1. Two new CAG membership applications were discussed: Matthew Loyd Thomas and Janet Aitchison. A) Both… Read more »