Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us for our November General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. To attend the meeting, it’s necessary that you register in advance, or when joining the meeting, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpdO2qrTkvGdwBJsG2mF14AjMzvg4CYtQR DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:00 PM: USEPA Updates 7:00 – 7:45 PM: New York… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting: Tuesday, November 30th, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our November General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. To attend the meeting, it’s necessary that you register in advance, or when joining the meeting, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpdO2qrTkvGdwBJsG2mF14AjMzvg4CYtQR DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:00 PM: USEPA Updates 7:00 – 7:45 PM: New York… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Regarding the Process and Design of the Gowanus Canal Owls Head CSO Facility

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At its June 22, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution regarding the process underlying and the design of the planned Gowanus Canal Owls Head CSO facility. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:In recognition of the current ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) underway for the Site Selection and… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting NYC DEP Public Engagement Regarding Mid-Canal CSO Tank Design

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution in July, 2020 requesting that the EPA require the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to seek community input for the design of the mid-canal CSO tank planned for the Salt Lot. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:The CAG requests that EPA require DEP… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting EPA’s Assistance in Requiring NYSDEC and NYCDEP to Change the Water Classification of the Gowanus Canal

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At its January 26, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution requesting EPA’s direct assistance in requiring the NYSDEC and NYCDEP to alter the water classification of the Gowanus Canal. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:The CAG formally requests EPA’s direct assistance in requiring the NYSDEC and NYCDEP to… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Supporting EPA’s Position on NYC’s Request to Extend Deadlines for Construction of CSO Tanks

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At its January 26, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution supporting EPA’s response to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s letter requesting extended deadlines for construction of CSO retention tanks. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) strongly supports the position… Read more »

Minutes of the December 8, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 7 p.m. CAG Members present:Paul BasileDavid BriggsKatia KellyLouis KleinmanHildegaard LinkSteve Marcus Guests:Owen FooteTerri Thomson (National Grid)Sandy Renz Andrea ParkerPeter ReichBrad VogelSue WolfeMaryann Young Open Items: Item 1 Draft resolution for bulkhead encroachments into canal. Action In… Read more »

Minutes of the November 10, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. CAG Members present: Paul BasileDavid BriggsMarlene DonnellyKatia KellyLouis KleinmanHildegaard LinkSteve MarcusMargaret Maugenest Rita MillerAmy MotznyAndrea ParkerPeter ReichBrad VogelSue WolfeMaryann Young Guests: Martin BisiOwen FooteTerri Thomson (National Grid) Open Items: Item 1 Brad inquired if reduced NYC budget… Read more »

Citywide & East River/Open Waters LTCP Recommended Plan Meeting

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Join the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a public meeting on the Citywide & East River/Open Waters Long Term Control Plan (LTCP). The goal of the LTCP is to better understand the water quality impacts of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and to evaluate various CSO controls.   The meeting will include a presentation and… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, December 3, 6:30 p.m. (LOCATION CHANGE)

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Please join us for our final General Meeting of 2019, on Tuesday, December 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Old American Can Factory, 232 3rd Street, #E300, in Gowanus (please note this is a change from our regular meeting place). All of our meetings are open to the public. DRAFT AGENDA (all… Read more »