Public Engagement Meeting: Gowanus Canal “Owls Head” CSO Facility

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On Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 7 p.m., the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host another online public-engagement meeting about the development of the Gowanus Canal “Owls Head” combined-sewer overflow facility planned for 2nd Avenue and 6th Street in Brooklyn. DEP and the design team will report back on the feedback… Read more »

EPA Rejects NYC Proposal to Construct a CSO Retention Tunnel in place of Retention Tanks

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it had rejected a proposal by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to substitute a combined sewer overflow (CSO) tunnel for the two CSO retention tanks prescribed in the EPA’s Record of Decision for the Gowanus Canal Superfund cleanup. In a letter dated… Read more »