CAG Resolutions & Comments

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April 2013   Administrative Committee’s comment to the EPA on the Proposed Plan The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group, comprised of fifty plus (50+) members representing over thirty organizations and 20 non organizational members, wishes to thank our EPA Region 2 Team for their transparency, dedication and true to their word timeliness during these first phases… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Demands that New York City Cooperate with Superfund Cleanup Plans

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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 »

Draft Public Health Assessment of the Gowanus Canal

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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 »

Gowanus Canal Superfund Site Information Meeting

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency invites you to attend a information meeting to talk about the final plan to address contamination at the GOWANUS CANAL Superfund site in Brooklyn, NY. Meetings will be held on: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 6:30 – 9:00 PM P.S. 32 Samuel Mills Sprole School 317 Hoyt Street Gowanus, Brooklyn Thursday,… Read more »

Press Release April 23, 2013

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FOR RELEASE April 23, 2013   Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) to US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund Clean-up. Invites Local Residents to Submit Comments on Proposed Clean-up of the Polluted Canal and Announces the Launch of the CAG Website   BROOKLYN, NY — The Gowanus Canal industrial district is bounded by the neighborhoods of Gowanus, Park Slope, Cobble Hill, Boerum… Read more »

General Meeting – April 23rd

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CAG members and alternates, please review the proposed CAG committee resolutions (Outreach, WQ/Technical, Administrative) and CAG new member applications, all of which are either described below or attached. These will be voted on at the April 23 CAG meeting, starting at 6:30 pm at the Wyckoff Gardens Community Center, 280 Wyckoff Street. As usual, we… Read more »