Archive for the ‘Projects’ 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 | No Comments »

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 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 ...

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 ...

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

BCEQ Harlem River Brownfield Opportunity Area Project, Step 2

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Harlem River Brownfield Opportunity Area Project, Step 2

The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) has been working since 2006 on revitalizing and restoring the area along the Harlem River from Sputyen Duyvil to 161st Street -- later expanded to 149th Street in Step 2 in 2012.   http://www.bceq.org/2008/09/07/harlem-river-brownfiled-opportunity-area-boa/ Just ...

2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Water Conference on 3/18 from 3-7pm

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Membership Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on 2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Water Conference on 3/18 from 3-7pm

The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality will hold its annual membership meeting and water conference -- Going from Step 2 to Designating a Brownfield Opportunity Area: Should BCEQ Harlem River BOA Step 2 project apply?” – on Wednesday, March 18, ...

CANOEMOBILE IS COMING TO THE BRONX!!!

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 Posted in Bronx River, Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group | Comments Off on CANOEMOBILE IS COMING TO THE BRONX!!!

Here are some interesting documents for site managers and volunteers. Press Release Harlem River Celebration Press ALERT100114 - Google Docs Flyers for the Schools Students Explore Bronx Waterways Flyers for the Families HR Festival and Family Day Bronx Canoe 092614 Schedule for the Schools School Schedule 2014 Letters for ...

10.08 BCEQ Mini Water Conference & BCPGS Fall Event, 6:30 pm RCSP

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Parks Committee, Water Committee | 1 Comment »

Join the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality and the Bronx Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces for a Mini Water Conference at Roberto Clemente State Park on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Presentations topics include: Mini Water Conference BCEQ BCEQ's Harlem River ...

Flyer of October Events

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 Posted in BCEQ Events, Calendared Items, Committees, Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group | Comments Off on Flyer of October Events

Students Explore Bronx Waterways

Pier 5 May 2014 Visit Urban Waters Federal Partners

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Posted in Committees, Communications Work, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Water Committee | Comments Off on Pier 5 May 2014 Visit Urban Waters Federal Partners

2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 Posted in Bronx River, Committees, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Parks Committee, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on 2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Excerpts from the draft report, there has been no hearings scheduled since June 2013.  Presented below is only the Bronx notes.  To read the full report, including the notes on the Bronx, please find the link below.  Special thanks to ...