EPA Notifies Gowanus-Area Property Owners of Planned Plugging of Unpermitted Outfall Pipes

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The EPA has notified certain Gowanus-area property owners in a letter that contractors installing new bulkheads in preparation of dredging will be plugging unpermitted outfall pipes that discharge into the Gowanus Canal to prevent recontamination after the Superfund cleanup is complete. The undated letter, from EPA Assistant Regional Counsel Brian Carr to unnamed property owners,… Read more »