Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting Independent Consultation Regarding Preservation of the Gowanus Station Building at 234 Butler Street

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At its May 28, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution requesting independent analysis of the potential for preservation of the entire Gowanus Station building located at 234 Butler Street. The resolution, addressed to Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 (EPA), the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and… Read more »

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

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. Because of the Federal government shutdown, we did not get to conduct our January year in review, so we have put that on tonight’s agenda. Project Updates: EPA Christos Tsiamis,… Read more »

EPA Announces Plan to Preserve and Reconstruct Gowanus Station’s Historic Features

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on February 22nd announced a plan to preserve certain features of the historic Gowanus Station building, also known as 234 Butler Street (pictured below), in conjunction with construction of an underground sewage capture tank at the site the building currently occupies. The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group had recently passed… Read more »

Minutes of the December 5, 2017 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Katia Kelly, Louis Kleinman, Hildegaard Link, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto, Maryann Young Guests present: Terri Thompson, National Grid Item 1… Read more »