This Week’s Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Committee Meetings

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group is holding three committee meetings during the week of September 10th, all taking place on Wednesday, September 12th. At 9:30 a.m., the CAG’s Administration Committee will hold one of its periodic meetings in the Cobble Hill Community Room at 250 Baltic Street. At 6:30 p.m., the CAG’s Archaeology Committee… 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 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 »

Minutes of the June 27, 2017 Meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group

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Gowanus Canal CAG Meeting Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street Announcements: Doug Sarno opened the meeting at 6:40. The May meeting summary was approved with no revisions.   Project Updates Christos Tsiamis, EPA Project Manager, presented the updates. Two things have happened since last meeting: EPA received… Read more »

Next CAG Committee Meeting: Water Quality & Technical, Monday, November 7, 7:00 p.m.

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s next committee meeting will be a gathering of the Water Quality & Technical Committee, which will take place on Monday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Mary Star of the Sea Senior Apartments, at 41 1st Street, in Carroll Gardens, in the small meeting room… 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 »

Next Committee Meetings: Land Use, Tonight, 6:30 pm & Water Quality/Technical, Tonight, 7:00 pm

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use and Water Quality/Technical Committees will both meet tonight. Here are the details: Land Use Committee Meeting Monday, July 11 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Gowanus Canal Conservancy 543 Union Street (enter via alleyway on Nevins Street) Water Quality/Technical Committee Meeting Monday, July 11 7:00 p.m. to 8:00… Read more »