Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting, Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our September 2022 General Meeting, on Tuesday, September 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. To attend the meeting, it’s necessary that you register in advance, or when joining the meeting, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpcuqvpzMtEtbvYNEK3YLe1IHSlgP0phJ1 DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: CAG Member and… Read more »

Missed our July General Meeting? You can view 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 July 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 of… Read more »

The Gowanus Canal Cleanup: A Community Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, June 30, 6 p.m.

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Learn about the ongoing cleanup of the Gowanus Canal from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency representatives and elected officials. The Gowanus Canal is one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States — but did you know that there is work being done to clean it up? In 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency… Read more »

NYC DEP Public Engagement Meeting on Gowanus Canal “Owls Head” CSO Facility, Thursday, May 12, 7:00 p.m.

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On Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 7 p.m., the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host another online public-engagement meeting about the development of the Gowanus Canal “Owls Head” combined-sewer overflow facility planned for 2nd Avenue and 6th Street in Brooklyn. DEP and the design team will report back on the feedback… Read more »

NYS DEC Invites Public Comment About Proposal to Address Contamination at Brownfield Site on Huntington Street, Brooklyn

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The public is invited to comment on a proposed remedy being reviewed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), in consultation with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), to address contamination related to the 240 Huntington Street site (“site”) located at 240 Huntington Street, Brooklyn, NY. Based on the findings… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our April 2022 General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. To attend the meeting, it’s necessary that you register in advance, or when joining the meeting, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqde6qqzgiGtbe4D0OebQQTgVR5v-Q2YOE DRAFT AGENDA  (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions  6:45 – 7:30 PM: USEPA Updates  7:30 – 8:30 PM: CAG… Read more »

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Public Availability Session on former Fulton Manufactured Gas Site, Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 p.m.

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will host a virtual public availability session on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m., to discuss the remedy to address contamination related to Parcel III and a portion of Parcel IV of the Fulton Works Former MGP site located adjacent to Nevins Street between Degraw and Sackett… Read more »

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

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If you weren’t able to join us on Zoom for our March 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 of… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Superfund Cleanup Community Update #3

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Contractors working under the supervision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have completed the installation of pipe pile bulkheads at the entrance to the filled-in 1st Street Turning Basin. The stabilizing bulkheads will facilitate excavation of the turning basin, allowing for its eventual restoration. Read about this and other news in the EPA’s Community… Read more »