CAG Resolution on Proposed Siting of CSO Retention Tank at North End of Gowanus Canal

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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 Land Use Committee, on the proposed siting of the retention tank, head house, and related facilities at the north end of the Gowanus Canal. Whereas the United States Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] and the… Read more »

Minutes of the January 19, 2016 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting Tuesday, January 19, 2016 P.S. 58 Auditorium, 330 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 EPA Update Report from Walter Mugdan, Director, Emergency and Remedial Response Division, EPA Region 2 EPA expects to have a decision on the tanks location in the February/March timeframe Two CSO retention tanks are required by the… Read more »

Minutes of the June 30, 2015 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Meeting Tuesday, June 30, 2015 41 1st Street, Brooklyn NY 11231, Mary Star of the Sea, Community Room EPA UPDATE Report from Christos Tsiamis, EPA Project Manager for the Gowanus Canal Cleanup The EPA Pilot Study on the Canal ends on July 1, 2015. EPA has met with National Grid and its… Read more »

Tonight: Last CAG General Meeting of 2015

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group holds its final general meeting of 2015 this evening at 6:30 p.m., at Mary Star of the Sea, 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens. The agenda will include an update from the EPA, a discussion with Alloy Development and New York City’s Departments of Environmental Protection and Parks and Recreation about Alloy’s proposal to… Read more »

NYC DEP Submits Draft CSO Facility Site Recommendation Reports to EPA

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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection submitted the Draft CSO Facility Site Recommendation Reports to the EPA last week, for the RH-034 (head-end of the Gowanus Canal) and OH-007 (mid-Canal) sewer outfall retention tanks.  The reports explain the DEP’s site recommendations in detail. You can view PDF copies of the reports by clicking… Read more »

NYC DEP Reveals Proposed Sites for Gowanus Canal CSO Retention Tanks

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New York City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver revealed the proposed sites for two large retention tanks intended to reduce combined sewer overflows into the Gowanus Canal at the June meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group this past Tuesday evening. The tanks, a remedy ordered… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Demands that New York City Cooperate with Superfund Cleanup Plans

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group, at its meeting of June 24, 2014, passed the following resolution: The Gowanus CAG, established by the EPA, which represents a cross section of residents, businesses and civic organizations in and around the Gowanus Canal corridor, demand that New York City as one of the Responsible Parties, as defined… Read more »