Monday, February 24, 2014

Local Councilmen To Attend Tuesday's General Meeting Of The EPA Gowanus Superfund CAG

The Gowanus Canal last week after a sewer overflow event 

The Environmental Protection Agency's Gowanus Canal's Community Advisory Committee (CAG) will be holding its monthly meeting this Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 6:30 at Mary Star of The Sea Senior Apartments, 41 1st Street, Brooklyn.
In attendance will be 39th District Council Member Brad Lander, and 33th District Council Member Steve Levin.
Council Member Carlos Menchaca of the 38th District has also been invited.
The topics of discussion with the council members will be:
*the location of the two retention tanks for combined sewer overflow that are defined in the EPA Record Of Decision.
*the impact of upland development on the canal, such as the size of retention tanks and type of remediation for property along the canal in relation to new development,
*cross-fertilization between the CAG and the “Bridging Gowanus” planning sessions

Representatives of EPA Region 2 will also be in attendance.

The CAG meetings are open to the public.

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