Full Video of EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez’s meeting with the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez and his team met with the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group on November 27, 2018, to discuss a number of issues pertaining to the Superfund cleanup of the Gowanus Canal, including updates on the progress of the project, New York City’s proposal to build a storage tunnel rather than… 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 »

EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez to Mark Completion of 4th Street Turning Basin Pilot Project

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Media advisory from the EPA: EPA Regional Administrator Pete Lopez will be at the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, one of the nation’s most seriously contaminated bodies of water, on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with other dignitaries to discuss the progress of the dredging and capping pilot project. The… Read more »

Minutes of the May 22, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40. The March meeting summary was approved with no revisions. The April meeting summary was approved with no revisions. Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, Remedial Project Manager for EPA, presented the… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, June 26, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, June 26, 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. DRAFT AGENDA  (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions   Introductions 6:45… Read more »

Dredged material from Gowanus Canal 4th Street Basin: lots of junk, some artifacts

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Recent dredging of the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin, where contractors are conducting pilot work to test the efficacy of methods for cleaning and capping before rolling out the effort to the rest of the canal, have turned up a lot of junk, especially old tires. But not everything being removed from the canal’s… 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 »

Minutes of the March 27, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35 p.m. Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, Remedial Project Manager for EPA, presented the updates. The 4th Street Basin Pilot Project Planning on starting the dredging pilot by end of March. The… Read more »

Minutes of the January 23, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35 p.m. Dan Wiley announced that Congresswoman Velázquez, who has multiple Superfund sites in her district, is introducing a bill in Congress and wants support of constituent groups. The term… Read more »

Minutes of the October 24, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. The September meeting summary was approved with no revisions.   Project Updates (Christos Tsiamis, EPA Remedial Project Manager) EPA has started prep work on the pilot study, which will start… Read more »