Full Video of EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez’s meeting with the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez and his team met with the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group on November 27, 2018, to discuss a number of issues pertaining to the Superfund cleanup of the Gowanus Canal, including updates on the progress of the project, New York City’s proposal to build a storage tunnel rather than… Read more »

New York City releases final NYC Stormwater Management Program Plan

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Earlier today, the City of New York submitted the final version of its NYC Stormwater Management Program Plan to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The Plan is intended to guide the continued improvement of the health of New York Harbor. The Plan is the City’s first comprehensive effort to reduce pollution in… Read more »

Minutes of the March 27, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35 p.m. Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, Remedial Project Manager for EPA, presented the updates. The 4th Street Basin Pilot Project Planning on starting the dredging pilot by end of March. The… Read more »

Minutes of the November 28, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. The October meeting summary was approved with no revisions. Townhall Meeting Recap The town hall was long in planning with Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez’s office. For those on the CAG… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, November 28, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, November 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. All of our meetings are open to the public. Please note that this is our final general meeting of 2017. DRAFT AGENDA (all times are… Read more »

Minutes of the April 25, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:30 PM. The March meeting summary was approved with no revisions. Project Updates (Christos Tsiamis, EPA Project Manager) We have differences of opinion about schedules that came up fairly recently…. Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, April 25, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. All of our meetings are open to the public. DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:40 PM: Introductions Introductions Approval of minutes from… Read more »

NYC DEP Announces Environmental Review Process for Gowanus Canal Sewage-Retention Tank Installation

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Public Scoping Session to be held May 4th at 7:00 p.m. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) announced this week that it has determined that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared for the proposed Gowanus Canal Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Facilities Project, since the installation of the two large… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Proposed Siting of the Retention Tank and Head House at the Salt Lot

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At its May, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee, on the proposed siting of a retention tank, head house, and related facilities at the Salt Lot at 2nd Avenue and Fifth Street, adjacent to the Gowanus Canal: Whereas the New York… Read more »