Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Saving the Gowanus Station Building in Full if the Gowanus CSO Tunnel Plan is Adopted

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At its January 22, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for preservation of the Gowanus Station building in full if the plan for a CSO storage tunnel is adopted. The resolution, addressed to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), New York State Historic Preservation Office… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Retention of Existing Public Place Site Marine Bollards

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At its January 22, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution on the retention of existing marine bollards at the Public Place site. The resolution, addressed to the New York City Department of City Planning, and the Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Administrator, reads as follows: Resolved: the Gowanus Canal… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Protecting Historic S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse and Preventing Navigational Hazards from Impacting the Cleanup

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At its January 22, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution on protecting the historic S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse and preventing navigational hazards from impacting the cleanup. The resolution, addressed to the New York City Department of Buildings and the United States Coast Guard, reads as follows: Resolved: The Gowanus… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Need for a Programmatic Agreement for Preservation of Archaeological Artifacts Salvaged from the 4th Street Turning Basin

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At its January 22, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for creation of a Programmatic Agreement for addressing the preservation of archaeological artifacts salvaged from the 4th Street turning basin. The resolution, addressed to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (the “EPA”), the New York City Landmarks… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Safe Emergency Access to, and Egress from, the Gowanus Canal

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At its October 23, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for safe emergency access to, and egress from, the Gowanus Canal. The resolution, addressed to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (the “EPA”), Potentially Responsible Parties (“PRPs”), City of New York, NYC Department of Transportation, New York… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on a Community Visioning Process at the North End of the Gowanus Canal

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for a comprehensive community visioning process for the future of the head-end of the Gowanus Canal. The resolution, addressed to local City Council Member Stephen Levin and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, reads as follows: Resolved, the… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Fish-Consumption Warning Signage at the Gowanus Superfund Site

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group resolved to formally request that the EPA install, or direct the installation of, signage around the Gowanus Superfund site warning against consuming fish taken from the Gowanus Canal. The resolution, addressed to Christos Tsiamis, Senior Project Manager, Gowanus Canal Project U.S. EPA… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Creation of Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for Gowanus Station Building

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution asking that the EPA ensure strict adherence to the Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement governing the contract for demolition pertaining to the Gowanus Station building. The resolution, addressed to Christos Tsiamis, Senior Project Manager, Gowanus Canal Project U.S…. Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Preservation of Water Supply Distribution Building at 234 Butler Street

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution seeking the preservation of the Water Supply Distribution Building at 234 Nevins Street, which occupies a portion of the site potentially slated for construction of large combined-sewer-overflow retention tank. The resolution, addressed to Christos Tsiamis, Senior Project Manager,… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Requesting Support for NYS Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags

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At its March 27, 2018 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed a resolution requesting support from state elected officials for a bill currently before the legislature that seeks to ban single-use plastic bags. The resolution, addressed to local State Senator Velmanette Montgomery and local Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon, as well as members… Read more »