Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Safe Emergency Access to, and Egress from, the Gowanus Canal

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At its October 23, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for safe emergency access to, and egress from, the Gowanus Canal. The resolution, addressed to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (the “EPA”), Potentially Responsible Parties (“PRPs”), City of New York, NYC Department of Transportation, New York… Read more »

Upcoming Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committee Meetings

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group has two committee meetings scheduled fro mid-December. On Thursday, December 13, at 9:00 a.m., the CAG’s Outreach Committee will meet in the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street, in Conference Room A on the 2nd floor. The meeting will focus on updating the timeline for the… Read more »

Minutes of the October 2, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. CAG Members present: David Briggs Marlene Donnelly Rafael Gomez de Luna Katia Kelly Louis Kleinman Hildegaard Link Peter Reich Brad Vogel Andrea Parker Sue Wolfe Guests: Terri Thomson… Read more »

Full Video of EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez’s meeting with the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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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 »

Minutes of the October 23, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35.    Project Updates Natalie Loney, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator, presented the updates. Fourth Street Turning Basin: the mats are currently being placed, and that should be done by the… Read more »

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

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, November 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) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45 – 7:00… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, October 23, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, October 23, 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) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions   6:45 –… Read more »

Minutes of the June 26, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. The May meeting summary was approved with no revisions. Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, Remedial Project Manager for EPA, presented the updates. The Fourth Street Basin pilot study at the… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, September 25, 6:30 p.m.

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Our summer hiatus is over! Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, September 25, 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) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome… Read more »

Minutes of the September 12, 2018 Admin Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Admin Committee met on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., in the Cobble Hill Community Room at 250 Baltic Street. CAG Members present: Ben Jones Katia Kelly Rita Miller Maryann Young (CORD alternate) 1. Two new CAG membership applications were discussed: Matthew Loyd Thomas and Janet Aitchison. A) Both… Read more »