Minutes of the November 1, 2016 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto, Sue Wolfe Guests: Terri Thomson, National Grid Item 1 Review of October 4, 2016 meeting minutes. Action Minutes approved with one modification to include… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG Committee Meeting: Land Use, Tuesday, February 7, 6:30 p.m.

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee meets tonight, February 7, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., at the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, located at 543 Union Street (enter via the alleyway on Nevins Street). On the meeting agenda: a discussion about the Committee’s mission statement and name, potential Natural Resource Damage Assessment funding for restoration of the… Read more »

Minutes of the November 29, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street CAG Facilitator Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40 p.m. CAG members and guests introduced themselves. The minutes of the October CAG meeting were approved. Announcements Waterfront Alliance – Holiday Party Dec. 7, 2016 in office EPA Updates Christos… Read more »

Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, January 24, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, January 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. DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions Introductions Approval of November meeting minutes… Read more »

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 »