Department of City Planning Releases Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood

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The New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) last week released its long-awaited outline for the Gowanus rezoning and neighborhood plan, Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood. According to the DCP website: Gowanus: A Framework for a Sustainable, Inclusive, Mixed-use Neighborhood is a roadmap for potential goals and strategies, including recommended land…

Gowanus CSO Facility Design Review Public Meeting, May 17, 7:00 p.m.

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Next Gowanus Canal CAG General Meeting: Tuesday, March 28, 6:30 p.m.

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Please join us for our next General Meeting, on Tuesday, January 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. All of our meetings are open to the public. DRAFT AGENDA (all times are approximate) 6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introductions Introductions Approval of February meeting minutes… Read more »

Gowanus Neighborhood Planning Study Workshop, Saturday, March 25th

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From the New York City Department of City Planning: Gowanus – Workshop Session #1 Working Group Goals and Urban Design Saturday, March 25th 10:00AM – 12:30PM & 1:30PM – 4:00PM P.S. 32 317 Hoyt Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 Come share your ideas at the Gowanus Neighborhood Planning Study’s first public workshop! Participants will learn about… Read more »

Video of April 25, 2016 EPA Hearing on Draft Settlement Agreement with NYC on CSO Retention-Tank Siting

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Did you miss the April 25 EPA hearing on the draft settlement agreement with New York City for siting of the CSO retention tank at the head of the Gowanus Canal? You can watch the entirety of the EPA’s presentation, and comments made in response to it by members of the public, below. The video is… Read more »

EPA, New York City Reach Agreement on Siting of CSO Retention Tanks

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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 »