Monday, March 1, 2010

EPA is hosting a public information meeting about the Gowanus Canal

EPA is hosting a public information
meeting about the Gowanus Canal

What: EPA meeting
Where: PS 58 located at 330 Smith Street
When: 7 PM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites you to attend a
public information meeting to discuss upcoming activities at the Gowanus

Thursday, March 4, 2010
from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
in the auditorium of
P.S. 58 located at
330 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY

This meeting will include a brief presentation followed by a question and
answer period.

For more information about the meeting or other site related issues you can

Natalie Loney
Community Involvement Coordinator
(212) 637-3639 or 1-800-346-5009
Christos Tsiamis
Remedial Project Manager
(212) 637-4257


With the "Protect Our Homes" petition, CORD was formed in May, 2007. This petition arose as an overwhelmingly negative response to the coming of the over-sized 360 Smith Street Development at the corner of Smith Street and Second Place (Aka Oliver House; aka 131 Second Place). This petition, which had well over three thousand signatures, led to a new zoning text amendment in summer of 2008.

To: Our Elected Officials, Community Leaders, The MTA:
(MAY, 2007)

We the undersigned Carroll Gardens homeowners and residents, are appalled by the "as of right" ruling which allows owners and developers to erect buildings in our neighborhood with no regard to the impact they will present to our quality of life and the value of our homes........