The New York City Department of City Planning today released the Draft Zoning Proposal for the Gowanus neighborhood. Documents related to the Draft Zoning Proposal can be found here. In addition, CIty Planning will host an open house at which the public can provide feedback and ask questions of city agencies, learn more about next… Read more »
Please note that we have cancelled the planned January Outreach Committee meeting. The next meeting of the CAG’s Outreach Committee is scheduled for Thursday, February 21, at 9:00 a.m., in the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street.
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group has two committee meetings scheduled for mid-December. On Thursday, December 13, at 9:00 a.m., the CAG’s Outreach Committee will meet in the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street, in Conference Room A on the 2nd floor. The meeting will focus on updating the timeline for the… Read more »
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Outreach Committee met on Friday, November 9, at 9:00 a.m., in the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street. This was the first meeting of the reconstituted Outreach Committee, and discussion was focused on the future of the Committee. CAG Members Present Sabine Aronowsky Jordan Heiden, Gowanus Canal… Read more »
The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group has several committee meetings scheduled over the next couple of weeks. On Monday, November 5, at 6:30 p.m., the CAG’s Archaeology Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at Mary Star of the Sea, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens, and at 7:00 p.m., the CAG’s Water Quality/Technical Committee will… Read more »
In a letter to City Council Member Stephen Levin dated April 19, EPA Region 2 Administrator Peter Lopez expressed support for a community visioning process focused on the future of the area surrounding the northern end of the Gowanus Canal, an idea initiated by the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) in a resolution passed… Read more »
Did you miss the Gowanus Superfund Town Hall we hosted on November 16th? If so, or if you were there and have grown nostalgic for that comprehensive explainer on the present and future of the U.S. EPA-led Superfund cleanup of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal, you can watch the meeting in its entirety right here.
The Gowanus Canal was designated a federal Superfund site in 2010, which initiated a complex, multi-year clean-up. Dredging has started this fall in the 4th Street turning basin and will continue in 2018. Come to this public meeting for information about the canal clean-up, timeline and what to expect. Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez will give a… Read more »
Please note that the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Outreach Committee meeting originally scheduled for June 9th at 8:30 a.m. has been postponed. We’ll post a new date to the calendar as soon as we’re able to reschedule.