Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us for our monthly General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. We’ll post the agenda, and a link to register (advance registration is required for non-members of the CAG), a few days in advance of the meeting. Please check back. All Gowanus Canal CAG meetings are open to the public.

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us for our monthly General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. We’ll post the agenda, and a link to register (advance registration is required for non-members of the CAG), a few days in advance of the meeting. Please check back. All Gowanus Canal CAG meetings are open to the public.

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us for our monthly General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. Advance registration is required for non-members of the CAG, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcoc-2orTgsE91OU-JLbp2aYCJOXIlT0Pyr DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 PM: USEPA, Project Updates and Q&A 7:45 – 8:30 PM: CAG Committee Issues and Updates Water Quality… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting, Tuesday, April 27th, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our April General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. Advance registration is required for non-members of the CAG, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcoc-2orTgsE91OU-JLbp2aYCJOXIlT0Pyr DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 PM: USEPA, Project Updates and Q&A 7:45 – 8:30 PM: CAG Committee Issues and Updates Water Quality… Read more »

EPA Issues Administrative Order Requiring New York City to Construct Sewage Retention Tanks for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site Cleanup

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday issued an administrative order compelling the City of New York to construct two sewage retention tanks to control discharges into the Gowanus Canal. The move follows previous orders issued in 2014 and 2016 that mandated that the city find locations for, and design the tanks, respectively. The new order… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us for our monthly General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. Advance registration is required for non-members of the CAG, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrd-GtrjwtGN34i5YpPt6XVrSN8d-UMz7J DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate)

Tonight: Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us Tuesday, March 23rd, for our monthly General Meeting, conducted via Zoom video conference. Advance registration is required for non-members of the CAG, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrd-GtrjwtGN34i5YpPt6XVrSN8d-UMz7J DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:30 PM: USEPA, Project Updates and Q&A 7:30 – 8:15 PM: CAG Resolutions Public Place… Read more »

EPA Concludes Assessment of Sinking of Barge Containing Gowanus Canal Sediment

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EPA Region 2 Community Involvement Coordinator Natalie Loney provided the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group today with the following report regarding conclusion of the investigation into the sinking of a barge containing dredged sediment from the Gowanus Canal in Gowanus Bay on January 25th: “EPA has concluded its assessment of the incident that caused a… 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 Regarding Support for EPA Gowanus Superfund Team

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At its January 26, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution expressing support for the EPA Region 2 team tasked with leading the Gowanus Canal Superfund cleanup. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) strongly supports Walter Mugdan and his Superfund Cleanup Team, Christos… Read more »