Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Comments on the Gowanus Canal Natural Resources Damage Assessment Plan

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On May 29, 2024, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group submitted the following comments to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on the Gowanus Canal Natural Resources Damage Assessment Plan that was released on March 1, 2024. You can read our response below, or click here to view and download a PDF of… Read more »

May 28, 2024 Update from EPA Region 2 on the Status of Work In and Around the Gowanus Canal

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In-Canal Update Supplemental dredging near the flushing tunnel to remove recently deposited debris is ongoing Work began on May 9th Work is anticipated to be completed by the end of July Grouting of the armor mats in this area is being conducted concurrently as areas are dredged Carroll Street bridge – no updates, 65% design… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting, Tuesday, May 28, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our May 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, May 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcud-2rrDstEtIefadkXHH6pePjBwsg5XLn DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:15 p.m.: EPA… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting: Tuesday, April 30, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our April 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, April 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qceqpqz4tEt3GX_HBJTlX_aOWnghUhwOJ DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… 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 March 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, March 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vf–opz4qHtdZCUy7nBW7whc8rzkPBxPT DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… Read more »

Trustees Release Draft Natural Resource Damage Assessment Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site

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Public Comment Period Runs Until April 15, 2024 The Gowanus Canal Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council, comprised of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and the United States Department of the Interior’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), have released the draft Natural Resource Damage… Read more »

Update on the Status of Gowanus Canal Superfund Cleanup

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USEPA Region 2 provided us with the following update on the status of the Gowanus Canal Superfund cleanup on February 27 (edited slightly for elucidation). In-Canal Work Remedial Target Area (RTA) 1 (Top of the canal to 3rd Street) The Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs) are currently laying down the armor mat layer in the canal…. Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us for our January 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, January 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://usepa.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItcOGtrzMsHi1O-XOjAbH12fb8ymY6nBg DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting

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Please join us for our January 2024 General Meeting, on Tuesday, January 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., conducted via Zoom video conference. In order to join the meeting, you must pre-register, here: https://usepa.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItcOGtrzMsHi1O-XOjAbH12fb8ymY6nBg DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 p.m.: Welcome and CAG Member Introductions 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.: EPA Updates… Read more »