The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group, at its meeting of June 24, 2014, passed the following resolution: The Gowanus CAG, established by the EPA, which represents a cross section of residents, businesses and civic organizations in and around the Gowanus Canal corridor, demand that New York City as one of the Responsible Parties, as defined… Read more »
New York City Response to EPA re: Unilateral Administrative Order for Remedial Design
Click on the image to read the full text of New York City’s letter to the EPA On June 23, 2014, the City of New York responded to the EPA in regard to the Unilateral Administrative Order for Remedial Design issued by the EPA to the City on May 28, 2014.
EPA Letter to New York City re: Remedial Design Consent Order Negotiations
Click on the image to read the full text of the EPA’s letter to New York City On May 27, 2014, the EPA sent a letter to New York City warning that it may be compelled to order the City to perform certain Remedial Design actions if negotiations do not move forward to the EPA’s… Read more »
EPA Orders New York City to Begin Gowanus Retention-Tank Work
Click on the image to read the full text of the EPA’s Unilateral Order On Wednesday, May 28, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued a Unilateral Order to the City of New York that compels the City to begin design work for the remedial actions described in the EPA’s Record of Decision (ROD) for the Gowanus Canal, which was signed last… Read more »
Draft Public Health Assessment of the Gowanus Canal
CAG Responds to NYS Department of Health’s Draft Public Health Assessment On February 1, 2014, the New York State Department of Health released its Public Health Assessment for the Gowanus Canal. At the March 25th CAG meeting, the DOH presented their findings to the CAG and responded to questions about the draft report. The CAG… Read more »
What is the Gowanus CAG?
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) is a forum for information and dialogue between representatives of the community and the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection (US EPA) about the Superfund clean-up of the Gowanus Canal. The Gowanus CAG, sanctioned and supported by the EPA, was formed in 2010 soon after the Gowanus Canal was… Read more »