Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Preliminary Sites for NRDA Restoration Process

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At its September 26, 2017 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee. Resolution on Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Process for the Gowanus Canal and its Surrounding Environs Whereas the EPA Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group [CAG] seeks the best possible environmental… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Brownfield Cleanup of the Northside Site and Historical Significance

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At its April 25, 2017 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Archaeology Committee. Henry Willems NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Environmental Remediation 625 Broadway Albany, NY 12233-7017 By Email: henry.willems@dec.ny.gov Site Name: Gowanus Canal Northside Site Code: C224080 Program: Brownfield Cleanup Program The following… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Thomas Greene Playground

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At its January 24, 2017 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee. Whereas the community has lost a significant number of mature trees recently with the construction of the high level storm sewer along Third Avenue and Carroll Street; and  Whereas the construction operations for a… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Canal’s 1st Street Turning Basin

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At its September 27, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee. Whereas the CAG adopted the following resolution in May, 2012: “The Superfund cleanup should be consistent with and advance current and future plans for ecological restoration, shoreline softening, riparian buffers, expanded wetlands,… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Design that is Supportive of Marine Life

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At its June, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Water Quality/Technical Committee: The CAG urges the EPA to develop design solutions that include treatment of canal-edge surfaces that are supportive of marine life.

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Preservation of Marine Habitat at the Head of the Canal

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At its June, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Water Quality/Technical Committee: The CAG calls upon the EPA to develop a design solution at the head of the canal that presents no loss of the vital resource of marine habitat in this area as a result of the imposition or construction… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on the Proposed Siting of the Retention Tank and Head House at the Salt Lot

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At its May, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Land Use Committee, on the proposed siting of a retention tank, head house, and related facilities at the Salt Lot at 2nd Avenue and Fifth Street, adjacent to the Gowanus Canal: Whereas the New York… Read more »

Minutes of the May 24, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street   Introductions and CAG Updates Salvatore Basile (alternate for Gowanus Alliance moving forward) Also present: Eastern Effects, 280 Nevins Street, Parsons Engineering, Geosyntec, National Grid, NYCHA Residents Committee, Mayor’s Office of Television and Film, Dan Wiley… Read more »

Minutes of the March 29, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, Carroll Gardens Introductions and CAG Updates It was noted that 21 full and alternate members were present at the start of the meeting representing a quorum. A 4/5 majority of those present is necessary to pass… Read more »

CAG Resolution Requesting 30-Day Comment Period on CSO Retention Tank Siting Decision

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At its March, 2016 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution, originally proposed by the CAG’s Water Quality/Technical Committee, requesting a 30-day public comment period once the EPA and New York City on the siting of a CSO retention tank and related facilities at the north end of the Gowanus Canal: The… Read more »