The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Water Quality/Technical Committee met via Zoom conference on Monday, May 4, 2020 Attendees:Kelsey ButterworthKatia KellyLouis KleinmanJ. MarcusSteve MarcusAmy MotznyTerri ThomsonMaryann YoungSusan Yung Meeting Notes: DEC Meeting Coordination for July 28th Meeting: Committee looked over the CAG Questions for NYSDEC, NYSDOH, National Grid: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1a68hjDnevDK5bLfMaGdJQvMWWQUDBWzXxe6INrbyyNE/edit?usp=sharing Committee members are generally in agreement that… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Flushing Tunnel
Last month Terri put together a meeting on the phone with NYSDEC. Water Quality FOILed information about some of what was said, re: 20,000 waterbodies and not enough time. Since 2012, when the CAG submitted a resolution requesting reclassification of the Gowanus Canal, there have been eight requests for reclassification submitted to NYSDEC; four of them were… Read more »
EPA Region 2’s Gowanus Superfund cleanup Senior Project Manager, Christos Tsiamis, sent along the following notification yesterday: “…NYC DEP will be shutting down the Flushing Tunnel for 10-12 weeks starting next Tuesday October 1st in order to perform the modifications to the Flushing Tunnel Discharge Chamber to address the foaming issues at the Flushing Tunnel outlet.”… Read more »
EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez and his team met with the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group on November 27, 2018, to discuss a number of issues pertaining to the Superfund cleanup of the Gowanus Canal, including updates on the progress of the project, New York City’s proposal to build a storage tunnel rather than… Read more »
Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. The October meeting summary was approved with no revisions. Townhall Meeting Recap The town hall was long in planning with Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez’s office. For those on the CAG… Read more »
Ever wonder what the inside of the century-old Gowanus Flushing Tunnel looks like on the inside? Gothamist takes us on a photographic tour. Photo: Steve Duncan, via Gothamist.