Deadline for Public Comment on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Storm Risk Management Measures Extended Until September 20

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period until September 20th for comment on the USACE’s proposed Coastal Storm Risk Management Measures. From the USACE website: The New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries focus area feasibility study, which will include a tiered Environmental Impact Statement, is evaluating five initial alternatives,… Read more »

LTCP Annual Citywide Public Meeting – Tuesday, January 12, 6 p.m.

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This Tuesday, January 12, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., the New York City Department of Environmental Protection will hold its annual public meeting on the citywide Long-Term Control Plans, green infrastructure & municipal separate storm-sewer systems. The meeting will take place at: LaGuardia Community College Building E – Poolside Café (use Van Dam Street Entrance) 31-10… Read more »

Stormwater Infrastructure on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

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The New York City College of Technology’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center is holding one if its Breakfast Talks on Friday, May 8th, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., and it may be of interest to people concerned about the future of the Gowanus Canal and New York City’s coastal waters.  Here are the details, from BWRC’s promotional materials:… Read more »

Public Meeting on National Flood Insurance Program, March 31

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Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez will host a public community meeting on March 31 in conjunction with FEMA and the City of New York on changes to the National Flood Insurance Program and new preliminary flood insurance rate maps. Learn about expanded flood insurance purchase requirements. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released draft maps to… Read more »