Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, October 22, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our October General Meeting, on Tuesday, October 22, 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. Please join us for our first General Meeting of the fall, on Tuesday,… Read more »

Minutes of the October 17, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Outreach Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Outreach Committee met on Thursday, October 17, at 8:30 a.m., in the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street. CAG Attendees: Sabine Aronowsky, Christine Petro, Eric McClure, Jessica Roff Review of last month’s meeting notes and action items, and of the September general meeting. Christine has requested a… Read more »

Minutes of the September 19, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Outreach Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Outreach Committee met on Thursday, September 19, at 8:30 a.m., in the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee, at 621 Degraw Street. CAG Attendees: Sabine Aronowsky, Christine Petro, Eric McClure Follow up from May 29, 2019 Superfund Town Hall Need to incorporate new sign-in email addresses with our existing mailing list…. Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting Independent Consultation Regarding Preservation of the Gowanus Station Building at 234 Butler Street

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At its May 28, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution requesting independent analysis of the potential for preservation of the entire Gowanus Station building located at 234 Butler Street. The resolution, addressed to Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 (EPA), the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and… Read more »

Minutes of the May 7, 2019 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, March 5, 2019, at the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, at 543 Union Street. CAG Members present: David Briggs Katia Kelly Andrea Parker Peter Reich Maryann Young Susan Yung Item 1 Katia updated group on resolution regarding more cooperation between DCP and… Read more »

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall, Wednesday, May 29, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

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The Gowanus Canal was designated a federal Superfund site in 2010, initiating a complex, multi-year clean-up of more than a century’s worth of toxins and other contaminants. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed a successful pilot dredging and capping of the 4th Street turning basin, and is now turning its sights on the… Read more »

Minutes of the April 23, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group [DRAFT]

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, April 23, 2019 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: There hasn’t been much change since the last report. The 95% design report is due from the City… Read more »