Department of City Planning Releases Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood

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The New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) last week released its long-awaited outline for the Gowanus rezoning and neighborhood plan, Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood. According to the DCP website: Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood is a roadmap for potential goals and strategies, including recommended land…

Gowanus CSO Facility Design Review Public Meeting, May 17, 7:00 p.m.

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Gowanus Canal CSO Facility ULURP Public Hearing, November 27, 6 p.m.

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Uniform Land Use Review Procedure Public Hearing – Gowanus Canal CSO Facility Pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, the Brooklyn Borough Board will hold a public hearing on the matter of the proposed Gowanus Canal CSO Facility in the Community Room of Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201,… Read more »

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall, Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m

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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 »

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 Neighborhood Planning Study Workshop, Saturday, March 25th

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From the New York City Department of City Planning: Gowanus – Workshop Session #1 Working Group Goals and Urban Design Saturday, March 25th 10:00AM – 12:30PM & 1:30PM – 4:00PM P.S. 32 317 Hoyt Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 Come share your ideas at the Gowanus Neighborhood Planning Study’s first public workshop! Participants will learn about… Read more »

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces Draft Feasibility Report/Environmental Assessment for the Hudson-Raritan Estuary Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study; Public has until April 14 to comment

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From the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced February 27, 2017: Notice of Availability The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, announces the availability of Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (Draft FR/EA) and the opening of a 45- day review period for the public to submit written comments for the… Read more »

Video of April 25, 2016 EPA Hearing on Draft Settlement Agreement with NYC on CSO Retention-Tank Siting

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Did you miss the April 25 EPA hearing on the draft settlement agreement with New York City for siting of the CSO retention tank at the head of the Gowanus Canal? You can watch the entirety of the EPA’s presentation, and comments made in response to it by members of the public, below. The video is… Read more »