Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, October 24, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, October 24, 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. We’ll post an agenda for the meeting as soon as it has been finalized. Check back… Read more »

Dredging and Capping Pilot Study underway in Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Basin

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Earlier this month, contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency began work on a dredging and capping pilot study in the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin. The process involves installation of steel sheeting in front of existing bulkheads, followed by dredging of contaminated sediment from the canal, before the installation of a multi-layered protective… Read more »

Minutes of the August 1, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street   Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35 p.m. The July meeting summary was approved with no revisions.   Project Updates Natalie Loney, EPA, presented the updates: At the June CAG meeting, there was a question… Read more »

Minutes of the June 27, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40. The May meeting summary was approved with no revisions.   Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, EPA Project Manager, presented the updates. Two things have happened since last meeting: EPA received… Read more »

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

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, September 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. Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting Draft Agenda (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions Introductions Approve… Read more »

Con Edison Third Avenue Yard to be remediated under State Brownfield Cleanup Program; NYSDEC accepting comments through September 8th

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced recently that the Con Edison Third Avenue Yard will be remediated under the State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program. NYSDEC will accept public comments on the draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan through September 8, 2017. The Third Avenue Yard is a nearly seven-acre site bounded to the north… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting: Tuesday, August 1, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, August 1, 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. Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41… Read more »

Minutes of the May 23, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40. The April meeting summary was approved with no revisions. MS 38 7th grade students presented their projects for the Gowanus Canal Thomas Greene Park resiliency project. Project Updates (Christos… Read more »

Minutes of the April 25, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:30 PM. The March meeting summary was approved with no revisions. Project Updates (Christos Tsiamis, EPA Project Manager) We have differences of opinion about schedules that came up fairly recently…. Read more »

Tonight at 6:30 p.m.: Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group June Meeting

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, June 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: Introductions Introductions Approve minutes from May 6:45 –… Read more »