Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Preliminary Sites for NRDA Restoration Process

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At its September 26, 2017 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee. Resolution on Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Process for the Gowanus Canal and its Surrounding Environs Whereas the EPA Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group [CAG] seeks the best possible environmental… 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 »

Minutes of the July 18, 2017 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto, Sue Wolfe Item 1 The Gowanus Canal Conservancy (GCC) shared their recommendations for potential… Read more »

Minutes of the June 6, 2017 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Katia Kelly, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto, Maryann Young Item 1 Recent presentation by the Health Department at the CAG meeting regarding safe… Read more »

Minutes of the May 2, 2017 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Katia Kelly, Rita Miller, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Triada Samaras, Deb Scotto, Sue Wolfe, Maryann Young Guests: Terri Thomson, National Grid… Read more »

Minutes of the April 4, 2017 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Rita Miller, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Triada Samaras, Sue Wolfe, Maryann Young Item 1 Could the 7th Street and Lowe’s turning basins become salt marshes? After some discussion, it was… Read more »

Minutes of the March 7, 2017 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Katia Kelly, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto, Debra Scotto, Maryann Young Guests: Terri Thomson, National Grid; David McSweeney Item 1 1st Street turning basin was discussed. Katia reported that Eymund… Read more »

Minutes of the February 7, 2017 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Katia Kelly, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto Guests: Terri Thomson, National Grid Item 1 October 4, 2016 and November 1, 2016 meeting minutes approved via… Read more »

Minutes of the January 3, 2017 Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, in the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy at 543 Union Street. Committee Members present: David Briggs, Nathan Elbogen, Rafael Gomez de Luna, Katia Kelly, Louis Kleinman, Andrea Parker, Peter Reich, Buddy Scotto, Sue Wolfe, Maryann Young Guests: Ben Margolis, Chris Reynolds, Brad Vogel Item 1 Introductions… Read more »

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 »