NYSDEC Fact Sheet and Public Comment Period for Third Street Gowanus Site (125 Third Street)

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has published a fact sheet and opened a public comment period for the proposed remediation of the site known as 125 Third Street in Gowanus. NYSDEC states that, based on the findings of its investigation in consultation with the New York State Department of Health, it… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Superfund Cleanup Community Update #4

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Contractors working under the supervision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expect to complete the dredging of the northern portion of the Gowanus Canal by the end of 2022, in preparation for installation of a multi-layered protective cap over the canal bottom. Read about this work, and other news, in the EPA’s Community Update… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Dredging to Begin Monday, November 16

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin dredging operations in the main channel of the Gowanus Canal north of the 3rd Street Bridge on November 16, 2020. Dredging will begin just south of the Carroll Street bridge and will continue between the Carroll and Union Street bridges, followed by dredging north of the Union Street… Read more »