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 »

Minutes of the September 26, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35 p.m. The August meeting summary was approved with no revisions. The Gowanus Town Hall with Nydia Velázquez was tentatively re-scheduled for 11/16. Project Updates (Christos Tsiamis, EPA Remedial Project Manager)… Read more »

Dredging and Capping Pilot Study underway in Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Basin

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Earlier this month, contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency began work on a dredging and capping pilot study in the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin. The process involves installation of steel sheeting in front of existing bulkheads, followed by dredging of contaminated sediment from the canal, before the installation of a multi-layered protective… Read more »

Minutes of the June 27, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40. The May meeting summary was approved with no revisions.   Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, EPA Project Manager, presented the updates. Two things have happened since last meeting: EPA received… Read more »

Minutes of the November 29, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street CAG Facilitator Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40 p.m. CAG members and guests introduced themselves. The minutes of the October CAG meeting were approved. Announcements Waterfront Alliance – Holiday Party Dec. 7, 2016 in office EPA Updates Christos… Read more »

Minutes of the October 25, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Introductions September minutes approved. CAG Announcements A petition to rename part of Union Street to Bette Stoltz Way was distributed. Message from former CAG member Angela Murphy – she misses the CAG. Admin Committee requests response to this… Read more »

Minutes of the October 14, 2016 Outreach Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Outreach Committee met on Friday, October 14, at 8:30 a.m., at the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street. The agenda included discussion of choosing future meeting dates and times to best accommodate all Committee members, brainstorming the future of the Outreach Committee, and discussion of key initiatives for… Read more »

Minutes of the September 27, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street CAG Facilitator Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40 PM. CAG members and guests introduced themselves. July minutes were presented and approved. EPA Updates At the July CAG meeting EPA discussed the start of work at the Fourth… Read more »