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 »

EPA, New York City Reach Agreement on Siting of CSO Retention Tanks

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the City of New York have reached a proposed agreement on the siting of two sewer and storm water retention tanks intended to reduce combined sewer overflows into the Gowanus Canal. In addition, the EPA announced that it will hold a public meeting about the agreement on April 25… Read more »

Tonight: Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Join the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group tonight at P.S. 58 in Carroll Gardens for our first monthly general meeting of 2016. Agenda (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions  6:45 – 7:30 PM:  Project Updates End of Formal CAG Meeting 7:30 – 8:45:  CAG Annual Retreat Discussion The CAG will review accomplishments and… Read more »

LTCP Annual Citywide Public Meeting – Tuesday, January 12, 6 p.m.

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This Tuesday, January 12, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., the New York City Department of Environmental Protection will hold its annual public meeting on the citywide Long-Term Control Plans, green infrastructure & municipal separate storm-sewer systems. The meeting will take place at: LaGuardia Community College Building E – Poolside Café (use Van Dam Street Entrance) 31-10… Read more »