Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting Support for NYS Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed a resolution requesting support from state elected officials for a bill currently before the legislature that seeks to ban single-use plastic bags. The resolution, addressed to local State Senator Velmanette Montgomery and local Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon, as well as members… Read more »

Next CAG Committee Meeting: Water Quality & Technical, Monday, November 7, 7:00 p.m.

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s next committee meeting will be a gathering of the Water Quality & Technical Committee, which will take place on Monday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, at 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens, in the small meeting room… Read more »

Next CAG Committee Meeting: Water Quality & Technical, Monday, September 7th

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s next committee meeting will be a gathering of the Water Quality & Technical Committee, which will take place on Monday, September 12, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, at 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. The agenda for the meeting… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Design that is Supportive of Marine Life

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At its June, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Water Quality/Technical Committee: The CAG urges the EPA to develop design solutions that include treatment of canal-edge surfaces that are supportive of marine life.

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Preservation of Marine Habitat at the Head of the Canal

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At its June, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Water Quality/Technical Committee: The CAG calls upon the EPA to develop a design solution at the head of the canal that presents no loss of the vital resource of marine habitat in this area as a result of the imposition or construction… Read more »

Next Committee Meetings: Land Use, Tonight, 6:30 pm & Water Quality/Technical, Tonight, 7:00 pm

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use and Water Quality/Technical Committees will both meet tonight. Here are the details: Land Use Committee Meeting Monday, July 11 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Gowanus Canal Conservancy 543 Union Street (enter via alleyway on Nevins Street) Water Quality/Technical Committee Meeting Monday, July 11 7:00 p.m. to 8:00… Read more »

CAG Resolution Requesting 30-Day Comment Period on CSO Retention Tank Siting Decision

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At its March, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Water Quality/Technical Committee, requesting a 30-day public comment period once the EPA and New York City on the siting of a CSO retention tank and related facilities at the north end of the Gowanus Canal: The… Read more »