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 »

EPA Begins Removing Debris from Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Basin

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Contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency today began the process of removing debris from the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin, a necessary first step to facilitate the dredging of toxic materials from the canal bed. The work being performed in the 4th Street Basin, a pilot project that will eventually be replicated throughout… Read more »

EPA to Begin Removing Debris from Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Basin This Week

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The Environmental Protection Agency will begin a pilot project to remove debris from the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Basin on or about Monday, October 24. The work is expected to last three to four weeks. Debris removal is a precursor to the dredging of contaminated materials, and is necessary to maximize the efficacy of the… Read more »