Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez will host a virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday, November 9th, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Business Administration’s Disaster Assistance unit, focused on flooding and how to access government assistance. Recent storms, especially Hurricane Ida, caused catastrophic flooding in many… Read more »
Committee: Public Meeting
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces Public Meeting for New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Study on February 27, 2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, in cooperation with non-federal sponsors the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, has announced a public meeting for the New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Study on February 27, 2020 in Rockaway Park, Queens. … Read more »
Citywide & East River/Open Waters LTCP Recommended Plan Meeting
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 »
Gowanus Green/Public Place Presentation to Community Board 6, Monday, December 2, 6:30 p.m.
On Monday, December 2, at 6:30 p.m., at PS 32 in Carroll Gardens, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the New York City Department of City Planning will present an update on the future of the Gowanus Green/Public Place site to Brooklyn Community Board 6’s Economic, Waterfront, Community Development and… Read more »
NYSDEC Announces Start of Cleanup of former Citizens Manufactured Gas Plant; Public Open House Scheduled for June 13 at 7 p.m.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation last week announced that cleanup of the former Citizens Manufactured Gas Plant site at Smith Street and 5th Street, also known as Public Place, will begin in June. The project should be completed in less than two years, with work being performed by contractors on behalf of… Read more »
Gowanus Superfund Town Hall, Wednesday, May 29, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The Gowanus Canal was designated a federal Superfund site in 2010, initiating a complex, multi-year clean-up of more than a century’s worth of toxins and other contaminants. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed a successful pilot dredging and capping of the 4th Street turning basin, and is now turning its sights on the… Read more »
NYC DCP Gowanus Zoning Presentation to Brooklyn CB6 Landmarks & Land Use Committee, Thursday, February 28, 6:30 p.m.
The New York City Department of City Planning will make an informational presentation of the Gowanus draft zoning proposal to Brooklyn Community Board 6’s Landmarks and Land Use Committee on Thursday, February 26, at 6:30 p.m., at Public School 133, at 610 Butler Street. The meeting is open to the public. Please arrive promptly if… Read more »
Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committee Meetings This Week
Several Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committees have meetings scheduled this week, and the NYC Department of City Planning will be hosting an open house regarding the recently released Draft Zoning Proposal for Gowanus. On Monday, February 4, at 6:15 p.m., the CAG’s Archaeology Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at Mary Star of… Read more »
NYC Dept. of City Planning Releases Gowanus Draft Zoning Proposal
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 »
Full Video of EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez’s meeting with the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group
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 »