Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution in Support of EPA’s Administrative Order of March 29, 2021

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At its June 22, 2021 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution in support of EPA’s Administrative Order of March 29, 2021. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved:In order for the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) to consider any rezoning within the Gowanus canal watershed, the City of New… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution in Support of EPA Letter Regarding Gowanus Superfund ROD and Gowanus Rezoning

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At its December 1, 2020 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution in support of an October 27th letter sent by EPA Region 2 to the New York City Departments of City Planning (DCP) and Environmental Protection (DEP) regarding the Gowanus Superfund Record of Decision and the Gowanus Rezoning. The… Read more »

Minutes of the September 24, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG General MeetingTuesday, September 24, 2019Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35.  Minutes from June approved.  Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, EPA Remedial Project Manager for the Gowanus Canal cleanup, presented the EPA updates.  EPA has the “no fishing” signs ready, thanks to… Read more »

Minutes of the May 28, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG General MeetingTuesday, May 28, 2019Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: CAG Facilitator Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35.  There are two upcoming community meetings of interest: the EPA Superfund Town Hall, sponsored by the CAG with Congresswoman Velazquez on May 29, and the Citizens MGP site… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution Calling for Closer Coordination Between City Planning and NYCDEP

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At its May 28, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution calling for greater coordination between the New York City Department of City Planning and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to address additional loading of contaminated CSO solids that may result from the proposed rezoning of… Read more »

Minutes of the April 3, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee met on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at the offices of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, at 543 Union Street. CAG Members present: Katia Kelly Hildegaard Link Andrea Parker Peter Reich Sue Wolfe Maryann Young Susan Yung Guests: Terri Thompson, National Grid Item 1 Discussed CAG comments on… Read more »

Minutes of the April 23, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. Project Updates Natalie Loney, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator, presented the updates: There hasn’t been much change since the last report. The 95% design report is due from the City… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution regarding Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning and Zero Increase in CSOs

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At its April 23, 2019 general meeting, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group passed the following resolution demanding that the City-sponsored Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning not compromise the Superfund remedy by allowing proposed density to increase combined sewage overflow (CSO) into the Canal. The resolution reads as follows: Resolved, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) demands that… Read more »

Minutes of the February 26, 2019 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:35. Because of the Federal government shutdown, we did not get to conduct our January year in review, so we have put that on tonight’s agenda. Project Updates: EPA Christos Tsiamis,… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committee Meetings This Week

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Several Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committees have meetings scheduled this week, and the NYC Department of City Planning will be hosting an open house regarding the recently released Draft Zoning Proposal for Gowanus. On Monday, February 4, at 6:15 p.m., the CAG’s Archaeology Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at Mary Star of… Read more »