Archive for the ‘Front Page News’ Category

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

BCEQ Celebrated City of Water Day during the Week

Friday, July 15th, 2016 Posted in Front Page News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on BCEQ Celebrated City of Water Day during the Week

East Bronx Harbor Estuary Program (HEP), Long Island Sound Study (LISS), and Natural Areas Conservancy (NAC)     BCEQ Harlem & Hudson Rivers Meeting HEP Workshop, Harlem River Watershed Management Plan, Daylighting, and Monitoring Tibbetts Brook    

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 ...

Register here for the 2016 Annual Meeting and Water Conference March 23

Friday, February 19th, 2016 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group | Comments Off on Register here for the 2016 Annual Meeting and Water Conference March 23

Talking about the Bronx side of Harlem River Waterfront Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) 15th Annual Water Conference & Membership Meeting Manhattan College 3840 Corlear Avenue at 238th St., Bronx, NY 10463 Wednesday, March 23, 2016 5 to 7 pm Harlem River (HR) News: *BCEQ’s HR Brownfield Opportunity ...

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 ...

Halloween on the Harlem At Roberto Clemente State Park

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group | Comments Off on Halloween on the Harlem At Roberto Clemente State Park

The Halloween event on 10/31 will be held at Roberto Clemente State Park along the Harlem River, and will include many activities including watching a regatta along the river. Here is the flyer and a place to register your seat. HaloweenOnTheHarlemFlier w ...

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 ...

CrainesNY: New alert system notifies New Yorkers within four hours of actual sewage spill

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 Posted in Front Page News, Newsletters | Comments Off on CrainesNY: New alert system notifies New Yorkers within four hours of actual sewage spill

Every year, tens of billions of gallons of raw sewage befouls waterways New York residents use for drinking, swimming and fishing. Fixing the problem will take time and money, but in the meantime, a new alert system notifies the public ...

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 ...

HR BOA Step 2 Steering Committee #4 on 072215

Friday, July 24th, 2015 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Projects, Water Committee | Comments Off on HR BOA Step 2 Steering Committee #4 on 072215

We held HR BOA Step 2 Steering Committee #4 on July 22, 2015.  The purpose was to discuss the draft of the Step 2 Nomination Report, Stategic Sites/Connections, and selected Conceptual Designs 150722-HR BOA_Steering Committee Presentation_Final-sm 072215 Harlem River BOA—Summary of Key ...

Summer Associate through AmeriCorps VISTA – apply by 4/29/2015

Monday, April 27th, 2015 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects | Comments Off on Summer Associate through AmeriCorps VISTA – apply by 4/29/2015

Harlem River Working Group Summer Associate through AmeriCorps VISTA [caption id="attachment_2335" align="alignleft" width="255"] 5000 Native Plants capture pollutants[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2344" align="alignleft" width="255"] Canoeing on the Harlem River[/caption]   Job posted by: The Harlem River Working Group of Bronx Council for Environmental Quality Job description – The ...

UnBLOGlievable! Taking the Park where our Popup Wetland sits

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, UnBLOGlievable! | Comments Off on UnBLOGlievable! Taking the Park where our Popup Wetland sits

PROMISES, PROMISES: THE BRONX In what can only be described as the latest version of "ULURP - The Producers", the re-sale of city owned property along the Harlem River Waterfront continues, aka the 2012 Olympics Velodrome site in the Bronx.  The ...

Reports from the BCEQ 2015 Water Conference Plenary Session

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 Posted in Communications Work, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Membership Committee, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Water Committee | Comments Off on Reports from the BCEQ 2015 Water Conference Plenary Session

Part 1 - WATER QUALITY AND STORMWATER ON THE HARLEM RIVER & THE HIGHBRIDGE OPENING Restoring Harlem River’s water quality to swimmable and fishable- Presentation by Dr. Gemma Wang,    HR CSO GWant 2015-3-18-Wed_BCEQ Based on her article "Combined Sewer Overflows ...

Opening of the High Bridge July 25, 2015

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 Posted in Communications Work, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on Opening of the High Bridge July 25, 2015

NYC Parks is currently planning to reopen the High Bridge on July 25th, 2015!  They are looking for the community to get involved by planning events to Celebrate the High Bridge throughout the year. You can organize an event or activity ...

Emptying the Skies, Movie Opens on Earth Day 2015

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 Posted in Calendared Items, Communications Committee Work, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News | Comments Off on Emptying the Skies, Movie Opens on Earth Day 2015

Stormwater draining into our Rivers

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 Posted in Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | Comments Off on Stormwater draining into our Rivers

Sometimes noted as MS4, it is the way the city handles direct storm water discharges into our Rivers. The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality commented on the amended plan, which is still not good enough. 2015 BCEQ Letter NYS DEC MS4 041015