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

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If you were unable to join us on Zoom for our January 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 Community Advisory Group Resolution Demanding Construction Oversight and Communication

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At its December 27, 2022 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, initiated by the Land Use Committee, demanding that the New York City Department of Buildings, New York City Office of Environmental Remediation, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, New York City Department of City Planning, New York… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Superfund Cleanup Community Update #4

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Contractors working under the supervision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expect to complete the dredging of the northern portion of the Gowanus Canal by the end of 2022, in preparation for installation of a multi-layered protective cap over the canal bottom. Read about this work, and other news, in the EPA’s Community Update… Read more »

Missed our October 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 October 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 »

NYC DEP Public Engagement Meeting on Gowanus Canal “Owls Head” CSO Facility, Wednesday, October 26, 7:00 p.m.

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On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at 7 p.m., the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host its third 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 »

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 »