City environmental execs are now estimating that construction of a massive tank and filtration facility designed to help keep the noxious Gowanus Canal clean after its federal scrub won’t be completed until the end of 2032, according to government emails and letters obtained by Brooklyn Paper.
Discover the Gowanus Canal’s environmental history and how the community can plan for a better future along Brooklyn’s Nautical Purgatory at a walking tour around the waterway.
Gowanus residents propose a park instead of long-delayed mixed-income towers on a polluted brownfield site next to the Gowanus canal.
City environmental officials are reportedly looking to delay a crucial part of the multi-million dollar cleanup of the Gowanus Canal by up to 18 months.
The city's cost-cutting plan won't go into effect after federal and state officials stepped in, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
The rezoning from industrial to residential is expected to allow 30-story apartment buildings around the canal and be a bonanza for current owners of industrial property in the area.
The local Gowanus Community Advisory Group will hold a meeting on January 22 to figure out next steps, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper writes.
The Department of Environmental Protection's proposal could be cheaper, store more sewage, and also spare the historic Gowanus Station from demolition.
The long-awaited Draft Planning and Land Use Framework of Gowanus has just been released by the Department of City Planning.
The proposal includes nearly 30 individual buildings, three historic districts and one scenic landmark.