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 »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting NYCDEP Cooperation with EPA Mandates on Sewer Separation

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At its February 22, 2022 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution initiated by the Water Quality/Technical Committee requesting that the New York City Department of Environmental Protection cooperate with US Environmental Protection Agency mandates regarding sewer-separation projects. The resolution reads as follows: Re: Requesting NYC Department of Environmental Protection… Read more »

Public Engagement Meeting for Gowanus Canal “Owls Head” CSO Facility, February 10, 7 p.m.

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On Thursday, February 10, at 7 p.m., the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host an 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 provide a brief overview of the… Read more »

Upcoming NYCDEP Unified Stormwater Rule Informational Briefings

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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold informational briefings about the forthcoming Unified Stormwater Rule (USWR) on Monday, December 20th, at 4 p.m., and again on Tuesday, January 4th, at 10 a.m. The proposed Unified Stormwater Rule amendments are now available for public review and comment. This rule includes amendments to Chapter 31… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting: Tuesday, November 30th, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our November 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/tZMpdO2qrTkvGdwBJsG2mF14AjMzvg4CYtQR DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:00 PM: USEPA Updates 7:00 – 7:45 PM: New York… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Regarding the Process and Design of the Gowanus Canal Owls Head CSO Facility

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At its June 22, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution regarding the process underlying and the design of the planned Gowanus Canal Owls Head CSO facility. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:In recognition of the current ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) underway for the Site Selection and… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting NYC DEP Public Engagement Regarding Mid-Canal CSO Tank Design

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution in July, 2020 requesting that the EPA require the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to seek community input for the design of the mid-canal CSO tank planned for the Salt Lot. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:The CAG requests that EPA require DEP… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting EPA’s Assistance in Requiring NYSDEC and NYCDEP to Change the Water Classification of the Gowanus Canal

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At its January 26, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution requesting EPA’s direct assistance in requiring the NYSDEC and NYCDEP to alter the water classification of the Gowanus Canal. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:The CAG formally requests EPA’s direct assistance in requiring the NYSDEC and NYCDEP to… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Supporting EPA’s Position on NYC’s Request to Extend Deadlines for Construction of CSO Tanks

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At its January 26, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution supporting EPA’s response to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s letter requesting extended deadlines for construction of CSO retention tanks. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) strongly supports the position… Read more »

Citywide & East River/Open Waters LTCP Recommended Plan Meeting

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Join the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a public meeting on the Citywide & East River/Open Waters Long Term Control Plan (LTCP). The goal of the LTCP is to better understand the water quality impacts of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and to evaluate various CSO controls.   The meeting will include a presentation and… Read more »