NYS DEC Invites Public Comment About Proposal to Address Contamination at Brownfield Site on Huntington Street, Brooklyn

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The public is invited to comment on a proposed remedy being reviewed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), in consultation with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), to address contamination related to the 240 Huntington Street site (“site”) located at 240 Huntington Street, Brooklyn, NY. Based on the findings… Read more »

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Public Availability Session on former Fulton Manufactured Gas Site

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will host a virtual public availability session on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m., to discuss the remedy to address contamination related to Parcel III and a portion of Parcel IV of the Fulton Works Former MGP site located adjacent to Nevins Street between Degraw and Sackett… Read more »

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Public Availability Session on former Fulton Manufactured Gas Site, Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 p.m.

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will host a virtual public availability session on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m., to discuss the remedy to address contamination related to Parcel III and a portion of Parcel IV of the Fulton Works Former MGP site located adjacent to Nevins Street between Degraw and Sackett… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting a Moratorium on New Sewer Hookups in Gowanus

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At its November 30, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution requesting that the EPA and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation take immediate action to prevent new pathogen loading in the waters of the Gowanus Canal by placing a moratorium on all new sewer hookups in the… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting EPA’s Assistance in Requiring NYSDEC and NYCDEP to Change the Water Classification of the Gowanus Canal

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At its January 26, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution requesting EPA’s direct assistance in requiring the NYSDEC and NYCDEP to alter the water classification of the Gowanus Canal. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:The CAG formally requests EPA’s direct assistance in requiring the NYSDEC and NYCDEP to… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Regarding Changes to the Planned Remediation of Public Place

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At its December 1, 2020 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution asking EPA to review and comment on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s planned changes to the remediation of Public Place. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:Due to the recent announcement by the NYSDEC of changes… Read more »

Minutes of the October 6, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. CAG Members present: David BriggsKatia KellyLouis KleinmanHildegaard LinkSteve MarcusMargaret MaugenestRita MillerAndrea ParkerBrad VogelMaryann Young Guests: Jo CoronaOwen FooteBrad HamiltonMaria HodermarskaSandye RenzMiranda SielaffTalli SomekhTerri Thomson (National Grid) Open Items: Item 1 Peter Reich had asked a question regarding… Read more »

Minutes of the September 8, 2020 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met via Zoom conference on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. CAG Members present: David BriggsLouis KleinmanSteve MarcusAndrea ParkerPeter ReichBrad VogelSue WolfeMaryann Young Guests: Terri Thomson (National Grid) Open Items: Item 1 5th Street turning basin (carried over from August meeting). The current draft of the resolution was reviewed… Read more »

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 »

Next Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group General Meeting, Tuesday, July 28, 6:30 p.m., via Zoom

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Please join us for our monthly General Meeting via Zoom. Advance registration is required for non-CAG members, here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0oce-urDgrG9eYUH4-nnSs92NU2PexZsZM DRAFT AGENDA  (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:40 PM: Welcome and Introductions 6:40 – 7:00 PM: USEPA Updates 7:00 – 7:50 PM: Update of Public Place/Citizens Former MGP Site NYDEC and NYDOH 7:50 – 8:10 PM:… Read more »