Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, October 22, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our October General Meeting, on Tuesday, October 22, 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 join us for our first General Meeting of the fall, on Tuesday,… Read more »

Minutes of the April 18, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Outreach Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Outreach Committee met on Thursday, April 18, at 9:00 a.m., in the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street. CAG Members Present Sabine Aronowsky, Eric McClure Finalize details of the Gowanus Superfund Town Hall May 29, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Congresswoman Velazquez is available. Confirm with EPA… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Calling for Closer Coordination Between City Planning and NYCDEP

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At its May 28, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for greater coordination between the New York City Department of City Planning and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to address additional loading of contaminated CSO solids that may result from the proposed rezoning of… Read more »

Minutes of the March 26, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. The Department of City Planning (DCP) and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are here at the invitation of the CAG. February minutes approved. Beginning in March, the CAG notes… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Need for a Programmatic Agreement for Preservation of Archaeological Artifacts Salvaged from the 4th Street Turning Basin

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At its January 22, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for creation of a Programmatic Agreement for addressing the preservation of archaeological artifacts salvaged from the 4th Street turning basin. The resolution, addressed to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (the “EPA”), the New York City Landmarks… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Safe Emergency Access to, and Egress from, the Gowanus Canal

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At its October 23, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for safe emergency access to, and egress from, the Gowanus Canal. The resolution, addressed to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (the “EPA”), Potentially Responsible Parties (“PRPs”), City of New York, NYC Department of Transportation, New York… Read more »

Minutes of the June 26, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. The May meeting summary was approved with no revisions. Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, Remedial Project Manager for EPA, presented the updates. The Fourth Street Basin pilot study at the… Read more »

Minutes of the April 24, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: CAG Facilitator Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:42 p.m. Approval of minutes from the March meeting was postponed. Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, Remedial Project Manager for EPA, presented the updates. The 4th Street Basin Pilot Project… Read more »

EPA Region 2 Administrator Supports CAG-Proposed Community Visioning Process for North End of Gowanus Canal

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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 »