Minutes of the July 6, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Water Quality/Technical Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Water Quality/Technical Committee met via Zoom conference on Monday, May 4, 2020 Attendees:Kelsey ButterworthKatia KellyLouis KleinmanJ. MarcusSteve MarcusAmy MotznyTerri ThomsonMaryann YoungSusan Yung Meeting Notes: DEC Meeting Coordination for July 28th Meeting: Committee looked over the CAG Questions for NYSDEC, NYSDOH, National Grid: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1a68hjDnevDK5bLfMaGdJQvMWWQUDBWzXxe6INrbyyNE/edit?usp=sharing Committee members are generally in agreement that… Read more »

BWRC Breakfast Talk: Visions for Newtown Creek, Friday, October 12, 8:30 – 10 a.m.

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Given the similarities between Newtown Creek and the Gowanus Canal, this next installment in City Tech’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center’s series of free breakfast seminars may be of interest. More info and a link to register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/visions-for-newtown-creek-tickets-50495030997 Newtown Creek was designated as a Superfund site in 2010 as a result of pollution caused by decades… Read more »

April 18 at the Brooklyn Historical Society: Superfund Brooklyn

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Coming up at the Brooklyn Historical Society… Superfund Brooklyn Tuesday, April 18, 6:30 pm $10 / $5 Members Reserve your spot! Three major environmental remediation project sites lie within or on Brooklyn’s borders, and each at big development sites: Newtown Creek, Gowanus Canal, and Wolff-Alport. Join Jarrett Murphy, Executive Publisher of City Limits, as he talks… Read more »