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 February 26, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. Because of the Federal government shutdown, we did not get to conduct our January year in review, so we have put that on tonight’s agenda. Project Updates: EPA Christos Tsiamis,… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, March 26, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, March 26, 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. AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45… Read more »

Minutes of the January 22, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Katia Kelly and Brad Vogel opened the meeting at 6:35 p.m. Project Updates: Kevin Clarke, New York City Department of Environmental Protection NYC Department of Environmental Protection: Presentation on Gowanus CSO Storage Tunnel Alternative to Proposed Gowanus CSO… Read more »

Minutes of the November 27, 2018 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35 p.m. October meeting summary was approved. September summary still awaiting revisions from Marlene. Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, EPA Gowanus Canal Project Manager, presented the updates. Happy to be here… Read more »

EPA Announces Plan to Preserve and Reconstruct Gowanus Station’s Historic Features

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on February 22nd announced a plan to preserve certain features of the historic Gowanus Station building, also known as 234 Butler Street (pictured below), in conjunction with construction of an underground sewage capture tank at the site the building currently occupies. The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group had recently passed… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, February 26, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, February 26, 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. AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:45… Read more »

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

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, January 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. *CAG Meeting will be self-facilitated if federal government shutdown requires AGENDA  (all times are approximate) 6:30… Read more »

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 »