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Stories about Lower Concourse North Gentrification aka Pier 5

Sunday, October 8th, 2017 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Water Committee | No Comments »

De Blasio Housing Plan Seeks Land Promised as Yankees Replacement Park City Hall says expansion of Bronx green space was never a formal commitment by PATRICK ARDEN SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 A decade has passed since the city demolished more than 25 acres of South Bronx ...

Parks Department Surrenders Pier 5 to Small Business without NYC Council Approval

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 Posted in Calendared Items, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Lower Concourse North, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Water Committee | Comments Off on Parks Department Surrenders Pier 5 to Small Business without NYC Council Approval

Parks FAQ What is a park?  A park is a place under the jurisdiction of the Parks Commissioner. Does mapped parkland define a park?  Mapped parkland does not necessarily mean the property is a park.  Pier 5 was under the supervision of ...

2017 July 15 City of Water Day at Mill Pond Park

Saturday, July 8th, 2017 Posted in Calendared Items, Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Water Committee | Comments Off on 2017 July 15 City of Water Day at Mill Pond Park

Harlem River City of Water Day – Sat., July 15, 2017 The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality invites you to Celebrate the City of Water Bronx Anchor Site Noon to 4 PM Mill Pond Park on the waterfront across from the Gateway ...

BCEQ Comments on the Mayor’s proposal to take Pier 5

Saturday, July 8th, 2017 Posted in Communications Work, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Comments on the Mayor’s proposal to take Pier 5

Below find our comments and attachment. The attachment is the Freedom of Information Requests we had to make to get the truth from the administration. They really pulled it out of the hands of the people. Only one developer is interested. Using parkland ...

Reliving the 2003 Alienation of Van Cortlandt Park

Sunday, June 25th, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee, Van Cortlandt Park, Water Committee | Comments Off on Reliving the 2003 Alienation of Van Cortlandt Park

Almost 14 years ago, we were battling the taking of parkland in Van Cortlandt Park. This was the continuing fight started in the late 1980's with the Jerome Park Reservoir. Although time has passed, little else has .......except there has ...

New York City ways to designate Parkland

Sunday, May 14th, 2017 Posted in Communications Work, Define the Issues, Environmental Reviews | Comments Off on New York City ways to designate Parkland

New York City ways to designate Parkland NYC City Planning Commission Glossary of Terms - http://www1.nyc.gov/site/planning/zoning/glossary.page  Public Parkland, page 17 of 27 A public park is any publicly owned park, playground, beach, parkway, or roadway within the jurisdiction and control of the New York City Commissioner ...

Environmental Impact Statement: assess, disclose, mitigate

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 Posted in Communications Work, Define the Issues, Environmental Reviews | Comments Off on Environmental Impact Statement: assess, disclose, mitigate

Below please find a short and quick description of the Environmental Impact Statement or EIS.  The excerpt is from the Procedures and Documentation article. If the agency identifies significant adverse impacts, the lead agency must consider alternatives which, consistent with social, ...

Jerome Park Reservoir Opened Inside the Fence May 20 & 21

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 Posted in Calendared Items, Front Page News, Jerome Park Reservoir, Water Committee | Comments Off on Jerome Park Reservoir Opened Inside the Fence May 20 & 21

Grounds of Jerome Park Reservoir to be Opened for Limited Access Recreation May 20 and 21 The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it will open the grounds of Jerome Park Reservoir in the Bronx for ...

Waterfront Walks 5/20 – not the Harlem, Hudson, Hutchinson Rivers or Westchester Creek

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 Posted in Bronx River, Calendared Items, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Waterfront Walks 5/20 – not the Harlem, Hudson, Hutchinson Rivers or Westchester Creek

CPC Waterfront Walks, 5/20 (Editor:  Bronx 1, New York 1, Queens 2, Richmond 1, Kings 2 - but who is counting?) New York City has 520 miles of waterfront—more than Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco combined! Join NYC Dept. of City ...

Clean the Harlem River Watershed Conference Wed. March 22 from 3-7 pm

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Membership Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on Clean the Harlem River Watershed Conference Wed. March 22 from 3-7 pm

Whether you live or work in the Harlem River Watershed, you are invited to join the conversation about how we can Clean the Harlem River. You are invited to the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality two part conference on Wednesday March 22 from 3-7 ...

MINUTES EDUC. COMM. MTG. Jan.21, 2017

Monday, February 20th, 2017 Posted in Education | Comments Off on MINUTES EDUC. COMM. MTG. Jan.21, 2017

BCEQ Education Committee Meeting Minutes Friday, Jan. 27th, 2017 - Luncheon Meeting at New Nagoya on Mosholu Pkwy. Present: Dr. Dena K. Robins, I.C. Levenberg-Engel, Mark Stern Meeting Called to 0rder at 12:30 PM A.) Outdoor ...

BCEQ Five Point Demand for the Harlem River

Monday, November 7th, 2016 Posted in Board Meetings, Front Page News, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Five Point Demand for the Harlem River

Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) sends a Five Point Demand Letter to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the Harlem River Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) for Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) and Municipal Separate Stormwater Sewer System ...

Designation of the Harlem River Brownfield Opportunity Area

Thursday, October 27th, 2016 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | Comments Off on Designation of the Harlem River Brownfield Opportunity Area

  A PDF can be found here boa-designation-2016

Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System 6/22 @ 6:30 pm

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 Posted in Front Page News, Resiliency and Sustainability, Water Committee | Comments Off on Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System 6/22 @ 6:30 pm

Learn about what MS4 is, how to manage the storm water for that sewer system, and what the city plans for neighborhoods that meet the criteria. WHERE:  NY State Department of Public Service - 90 Church Street 4th Floor Board Room ...

BCEQ holds 2 HEP Workshops during City of Water Week

Monday, June 6th, 2016 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ holds 2 HEP Workshops during City of Water Week

PLEASE REGISTER /RSVP Bronx Council for Environmental Quality announces two Harbor Estuary Meetings during City of Water Week – July 12 evening and July 13 mid-day The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality’s East Bronx Coastal Working Group and the New York City ...

Harlem River Brownfield Opportunity Area II FINAL REPORT

Sunday, March 6th, 2016 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Water Committee | Comments Off on Harlem River Brownfield Opportunity Area II FINAL REPORT

Attached are the two large files which comprise the full report. It has not been accepted yet, but it is FINAL. 160304 HR BOA FINAL REPORT-Sect 1-3 160304 HR BOA FINAL REPORT Sect 4 & Appendix If you can not wait, here is ...

BCEQ and Bronx CB 8 Environment and Sanitation Water Working Group

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 Posted in Committees, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ and Bronx CB 8 Environment and Sanitation Water Working Group

Storm Water Runoff Site Survey 1.  WHAT IS THIS? This storm water runoff site survey, prepared by the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality for the Water Working Group of Bronx Community Board 8, is for research purposes. Exploring the impacts of storm water ...

Bronx Canoemobile 2015 October 23-31

Monday, August 24th, 2015 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Projects, Water Committee | Comments Off on Bronx Canoemobile 2015 October 23-31

Canoemobile_Web Waiver_NYC 2015 During the week, Wilderness Inquiry’s Canoemobile will provide hundreds of school children (5th Grade and older) a chance to experience their river and learn about their community. • Friday, October 23, 2015 – Van Cortlandt Park • Monday, October 26, 2015 ...

BCEQ Support Letters 2014-15

Saturday, August 1st, 2015 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Support Letters 2014-15

From most recent: BCEQ LOS HRCR 121515a BCEQ_LOS FVCP DEC 121415 BCEQ assessment support letter 121415 BCEQ_LOS NJIT Brownfield EPA 120415 BCEQ_LOS Parks SmEPA 111715 BCEQ_LOS FVCP SmEPA 111715 BCEQ_LOS WQIP 072915 BCEQ_LOS LWRP DPR 072215 final BCEQ_LOS FVCP HE 060115 EPA EE 2013 WI partner letter-for BCEQ 012715 BCEQ_LOS NYSDEC ...

NYC MS4 SPDES Permit 0287890 Documents

Saturday, August 1st, 2015 Posted in Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Permits, Permits Comments and locations, Water Committee | Comments Off on NYC MS4 SPDES Permit 0287890 Documents

2015 BCEQ Letter NYS DEC MS4 041015 The DEC Response 7.31.15 NYSDEC Issues Permit to Improve Water Quality in NYC Waterways NYC MS4 SPDES Permit 0287890 Cover 073115 NYC MS4 SPDES Permit 0287890 Fact Sheet NYC MS4 SPDES Permit 0287890 Permit NYC MS4 SPDES Permit 0287890 ...