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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Bioswales in Gowanus! October 28th, 12PM

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, October 28th for the newly installed DEP bioswales on 6th Street in Gowanus. The schedule is below: 12:00pm Coffee and mingling 12:30pm Brief Remarks – Andy Simons, GCC – Stephen Kline, GCC – DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd – Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez 1:00pm Ribbon-Cutting [...]

The Secret World of New York City Green Roofs – Tuesday October 28th, 6PM

Who would have thought that the perfect place for birds, bats, and bugs would be on the roof? And what makes a roof become good habitat? Fordham University PhD candidate Dustin Partridge and NYC Audubon’s Kaitlyn Parkins will be giving a lecture exploring the wildlife of New York City’s green roofs Tuesday, October 28th at [...]

EPA Provides $335,000 in Technical Assistance to Five Communities for Stormwater and Wastewater Projects

As part of their integrated planning approach to meet Clean Water Act requirements, the U.S. EPA is providing $335,000 in technical assistance to five communities to help them meet their goals for wastewater and stormwater management projects that benefit public health, the environment and the local economy. After evaluating 28 letters of interest, the EPA [...]

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