NYC DEP Reveals Proposed Sites for Gowanus Canal CSO Retention Tanks

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New York City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver revealed the proposed sites for two large retention tanks intended to reduce combined sewer overflows into the Gowanus Canal at the June meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group this past Tuesday evening. The tanks, a remedy ordered… Read more »

NYC DEP Presentation on the CSO Long-Term Control Plan for the Gowanus Canal

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On May 14th, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection held a second public meeting on the Gowanus Canal Combined Sewer Overflow Long-Term Control Plan, at P.S. 32 in Carroll Gardens. You can download a copy of NYC DEP’s presentation here. The presentation included updates on completed and planned city investments in water-quality improvements,… Read more »

Stormwater Infrastructure on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

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The New York City College of Technology’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center is holding one if its Breakfast Talks on Friday, May 8th, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., and it may be of interest to people concerned about the future of the Gowanus Canal and New York City’s coastal waters.  Here are the details, from BWRC’s promotional materials:… Read more »