Earlier today, the City of New York submitted the final version of its NYC Stormwater Management Program Plan to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The Plan is intended to guide the continued improvement of the health of New York Harbor. The Plan is the City’s first comprehensive effort to reduce pollution in… Read more »
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The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced that it had finalized an agreement with New York City for the siting and design of an 8,000,000-gallon retention tank at the head end of the Gowanus Canal, intended to significantly reduce the flow of untreated waste water into the canal during combined sewer overflow events. The EPA’s full… Read more »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the City of New York have reached a proposed agreement on the siting of two sewer and storm water retention tanks intended to reduce combined sewer overflows into the Gowanus Canal. In addition, the EPA announced that it will hold a public meeting about the agreement on April 25… Read more »
This Tuesday, January 12, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., the New York City Department of Environmental Protection will hold its annual public meeting on the citywide Long-Term Control Plans, green infrastructure & municipal separate storm-sewer systems. The meeting will take place at: LaGuardia Community College Building E – Poolside Café (use Van Dam Street Entrance) 31-10… Read more »
Click on the image to read the full text of New York City’s letter to the EPA On June 23, 2014, the City of New York responded to the EPA in regard to the Unilateral Administrative Order for Remedial Design issued by the EPA to the City on May 28, 2014.
Click on the image to read the full text of the EPA’s letter to New York City On May 27, 2014, the EPA sent a letter to New York City warning that it may be compelled to order the City to perform certain Remedial Design actions if negotiations do not move forward to the EPA’s… Read more »
Click on the image to read the full text of the EPA’s Unilateral Order On Wednesday, May 28, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued a Unilateral Order to the City of New York that compels the City to begin design work for the remedial actions described in the EPA’s Record of Decision (ROD) for the Gowanus Canal, which was signed last… Read more »