This Week’s Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committee Meetings

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group is holding three committee meetings during the week of September 10th, all taking place on Wednesday, September 12th. At 9:30 a.m., the CAG’s Administration Committee will hold one of its periodic meetings in the Cobble Hill Community Room at 250 Baltic Street. At 6:30 p.m., the CAG’s Archaeology Committee… 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 February 27, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, February 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 The preparation work for the pilot has been arduous and taken… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Creation of Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for Gowanus Station Building

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution asking that the EPA ensure strict adherence to the Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement governing the contract for demolition pertaining to the Gowanus Station building. The resolution, addressed to Christos Tsiamis, Senior Project Manager, Gowanus Canal Project U.S…. Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Preservation of Water Supply Distribution Building at 234 Butler Street

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution seeking the preservation of the Water Supply Distribution Building at 234 Nevins Street, which occupies a portion of the site potentially slated for construction of large combined-sewer-overflow retention tank. The resolution, addressed to Christos Tsiamis, Senior Project Manager,… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Brownfield Cleanup of the Northside Site and Historical Significance

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At its April 25, 2017 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Archaeology Committee. Henry Willems NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Environmental Remediation 625 Broadway Albany, NY 12233-7017 By Email: henry.willems@dec.ny.gov Site Name: Gowanus Canal Northside Site Code: C224080 Program: Brownfield Cleanup Program The following… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Archaeological History

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group adopted the following resolution at its May, 2012 General Meeting: The Gowanus has a unique and complex history: as part of the New York harbor estuary, as a pre-industrial tidal mill pond site, as a Revolutionary War battlefield and burial grounds, and as an important transportation route in our nation’s… Read more »