Minutes of the October 25, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Introductions September minutes approved. CAG Announcements A petition to rename part of Union Street to Bette Stoltz Way was distributed. Message from former CAG member Angela Murphy – she misses the CAG. Admin Committee requests response to this… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, November 29, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, November 29, 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 October… Read more »

Minutes of the September 27, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street CAG Facilitator Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40 PM. CAG members and guests introduced themselves. July minutes were presented and approved. EPA Updates At the July CAG meeting EPA discussed the start of work at the Fourth… Read more »

EPA Begins Removing Debris from Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Basin

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Contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency today began the process of removing debris from the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin, a necessary first step to facilitate the dredging of toxic materials from the canal bed. The work being performed in the 4th Street Basin, a pilot project that will eventually be replicated throughout… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, October 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) 5:45 PM: Facilitation Team Pre-Meeting 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions  Introductions Approve minutes from the… Read more »

EPA to Begin Removing Debris from Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Basin This Week

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The Environmental Protection Agency will begin a pilot project to remove debris from the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Basin on or about Monday, October 24. The work is expected to last three to four weeks. Debris removal is a precursor to the dredging of contaminated materials, and is necessary to maximize the efficacy of the… Read more »

Minutes of the July 26, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street EPA Updates Updates on the Fourth Street Basin Work is being planned at the extension of Fourth Street Basin by Whole Foods and the other side of the Third Avenue Bridge (National Grid is conducting the work)…. Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Canal’s 1st Street Turning Basin

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At its September 27, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee. Whereas the CAG adopted the following resolution in May, 2012: “The Superfund cleanup should be consistent with and advance current and future plans for ecological restoration, shoreline softening, riparian buffers, expanded wetlands,… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, September 27, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our September General Meeting, on Tuesday, September 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) 5:45 PM: Facilitation Team Pre-Meeting 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions  Introductions Approve minutes from the… Read more »

Minutes of the June 28, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Introductions and CAG Updates May minutes are approved EPA Updates Preliminary Design for the First Street Basin The 475 foot long 1st Street Basin is currently filled (used to be next to the Power House, across from the… Read more »