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 »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, October 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. All of our meetings are open to the public. Draft Agenda (all times are approximate) 5:45 PM: Facilitation Team Pre-Meeting 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions  Introductions Approve minutes from the… 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 »

Minutes of the July 26, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street EPA Updates Updates on the Fourth Street Basin Work is being planned at the extension of Fourth Street Basin by Whole Foods and the other side of the Third Avenue Bridge (National Grid is conducting the work)…. Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, September 27, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our September General Meeting, on Tuesday, September 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. All of our meetings are open to the public. Draft Agenda (all times are approximate) 5:45 PM: Facilitation Team Pre-Meeting 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions  Introductions Approve minutes from the… Read more »

Minutes of the June 28, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Introductions and CAG Updates May minutes are approved EPA Updates Preliminary Design for the First Street Basin The 475 foot long 1st Street Basin is currently filled (used to be next to the Power House, across from the… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, July 26, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our July General Meeting, on Tuesday, July 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. All of our meetings are open to the public. Draft Agenda (all times are approximate) 5:45 PM: Facilitation Team Pre-Meeting 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions Introductions Approve… Read more »

Minutes of the May 24, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street   Introductions and CAG Updates Salvatore Basile (alternate for Gowanus Alliance moving forward) Also present: Eastern Effects, 280 Nevins Street, Parsons Engineering, Geosyntec, National Grid, NYCHA Residents Committee, Mayor’s Office of Television and Film, Dan Wiley… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, June 28, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our June General Meeting, on Tuesday, June 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. All of our meetings are open to the public. Draft Agenda (all times are approximate) 5:45 PM: Facilitation Team Pre-Meeting 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions and CAG Updates … Read more »

EPA Announces Finalized Agreement with New York City on Gowanus Canal CSO Retention Tank Siting and Design

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The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced that it had finalized an agreement with New York City for the siting and design of an 8,000,000-gallon retention tank at the head end of the Gowanus Canal, intended to significantly reduce the flow of untreated waste water into the canal during combined sewer overflow events. The EPA’s full… Read more »