Archive for the ‘Harlem River Working Group’ Category

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 | No Comments »

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 ...

Mott Haven Herald: River cleanup may point way to new park, 092813

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development | No Comments »

ENVIRONMENT, PARKS River cleanup may point way to new park By Jenna O’Donnell on September 28, 2013 3:19 pm With pop-up wetland comes new effort to open Harlem shore Pier 5 on the Harlem River just north of 149th Street doesn’t look like much. It’s ...

Fall 2013 Schedule of Meetings and Events

Friday, September 6th, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group | No Comments »

Schedule of Meetings this fall 090613 Come back often for updates to the schedule of activities.

HARLEM RIVER: CLEAN WATER IT, GREENWAY IT, MAINTAIN IT — Sept. 18

Friday, September 6th, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | No Comments »

“HARLEM RIVER: CLEAN WATER IT, GREENWAY IT, MAINTAIN IT” ANNUAL BCEQ MEMBERSHIP MEETING & WATER CONFERENCE (September 5, 2013, Bronx NY) The 41st Annual BCEQ Membership Meeting and the 12th Water Conference will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 5-7 ...

City of Water Day in Your Neighborhood Mural of Pier 5 Cleaning Water

Friday, July 26th, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Greenversations, Harlem River Working Group, Project Green, Projects, Resiliency and Sustainability | No Comments »

Support

Sunday, August 26th, 2012 Posted in Harlem River Working Group, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Participants (in formation): Bike the Bronx, Bronx Children’s Museum, Bronx Council for Environmental Quality, Bronx Health Reach, Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, Con Edison, De La Salle Christian Brothers, Friends of Brook Park, Friends of Sherman Creek, Friends of the Woods, Gaia Institute, Harlem ...

Harlem River Festival 2012 Home

Sunday, August 26th, 2012 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group | 2 Comments »

Celebrate the Harlem River: Party on the river This year, the “2012 Harlem River Festival” will be a big celebration on the land and the water.  Plans include a week of events centering on the Bronx’ own New York State Park:  Roberto ...

Tell us how you feel about the Harlem River SURVEY

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 Posted in Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | No Comments »

This link will take you to the SURVEY The survey is 3 minutes and is your opportunity to give  us your wish list, your dreams.

Harlem River 6/11 Meeting: Your River Your Future (see Survey here)

Monday, June 4th, 2012 Posted in Calendared Items, Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | No Comments »

Presentation of Pratt Institute's Community Vision of the Harlem River YOU ARE INVITED   Monday, June 11th 6 pm to 8 pm   Bronx Museum of the Arts  1040 Grand Concourse  at 165th Street For more information and to RSVP Call Chauncy at (646) 719-0034 or email harlemriver@bceq.org Next steps in the Harlem River's Future   Harlem River Working Group: Facebook.com/harlemriver   Free ...

BCEQ Board 6/13

Monday, June 4th, 2012 Posted in Board Meetings, Calendared Items, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group | No Comments »

The next BCEQ Board Meeting Wednesday, June 13th Annual BBQ - Pot Luck & the 2012 Environmental Educational Awards  At: Chez Mankiewicz 99 Bay Street, off City Island Avenue, Bronx NY 718-885-1906 Date:  Wednesday, June 13 Time:  6:30-8:30 pm This is our last official board meeting until September.  Come ...

The Harlem River: Our River, Our Future! Your Choice: 3/22, 29 or 4/5

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 Posted in Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Projects, Water Committee | No Comments »

The Harlem River: Our River, Our Future! Make Your Voice Heard! THURSDAY MARCH 22nd 6:00PM HOSTOS COLLEGE ROOM B502 500 Grand Concourse THURSDAY MARCH 29th 6:00PM BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY LOUNGE LANGUAGE HALL 2155 University Avenue THURSDAY APRIL 5th 6:00PM LEHMAN COLLEGE MUSIC BUILDING FACULTY LOUNGE 250 Bedford Park Boulevard ...

Harlem River CB 1 – some public documents

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Projects | No Comments »

Here are some documents that have been made public by the community, and not by the governmental agencies.   (1) November 17, 2011 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment prepared for FreshDirect FreshDirect Phase 1 Enviro Report for NYCIDA  https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B8qEdzX5fireSHJaSU95b1JSRVNkbjFEYVlOa1l1dw (2) December 15, 2011 Environmental Assessment ...

COMMENTS ON STATE OF THE BORO ADDRESS – Thursday February 23’2012

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 Posted in Harlem River Working Group, President Emeritus Blog | No Comments »

I attended The Honorable BPDiaz's SOTB today at HSTHS. Because there's no school this week, I was able to park in the faculty pkg area. Karen Argenti wore her BCEQ Button, sat with Mychael Johnson, on aisle/last row, and disappeared after ...

Fresh Direct Deal cuts the Harlem and Bronx Rivers Greenway

Thursday, February 9th, 2012 Posted in Causes, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Projects | 1 Comment »

BCEQ members signed onto a letter to elected officials:  FreshDirect Letter 021312 BCEQ HRWG The hearing is today at 10 am, Chauncy is going and you can watch it on your computer. (Meetings will be streamed live in audio and available on-demand ...

Bronx: Meet Your Waterfront Plan

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 Posted in Committees, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Projects, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | No Comments »

Located in our Projects and Research Tab, you can find many studies, but here is the latest one!  Let us know what you think of the work from the students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  It is a big ...

Comments on CSO and Green Infrastructure 11.18.11

Friday, November 18th, 2011 Posted in Bronx River, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Projects, Water Committee | No Comments »

Here is some of what we submitted: Green Infrastructure (GI) has to be incorporated into the Long Term Control Plans in a meaning and measurablemanner. While this plan goes a long way toward that goal, there is no need for additional ...

Secretary of Interior Visits the Harlem River, Bronx NY

Thursday, October 27th, 2011 Posted in Bronx River, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | No Comments »

-------------------------- Harlem River Working Group Celebrate the Harlem River HRWG is online FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chauncy Young: 646-719-0034 Press Advisory Community residents, environmental organizations and elected officials meet with United States Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to discussion the Urban Waters Partnership and collaborative efforts to ...

3rd Annual Harlem River Festival scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2012

Friday, October 7th, 2011 Posted in BCEQ Events, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group | No Comments »

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BCEQ Mini Conference on Harlem River Project UPDATES, Wed. October 12, 2011

Friday, October 7th, 2011 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Projects, Water Committee | No Comments »

Harlem River The Bronx shore of the Harlem River is experiencing lots of exciting changes! Come learn all about them and how you can get involved. WHERE: Roberto Clemente State Park Recreation Center 301 West Tremont Avenue at Mattewson Road By Train: Hudson ...

HRWG applies for River Network Urban Waters Capacity Building Grant

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | No Comments »

Harlem River Working Group applies for the River Network Urban Waters Capacity Building Grant. The goal of the Urban Waters Capacity-Building Grants is to improve our nation’s impaired urban water resources – rivers, lakes, wetlands and more – and the socioeconomically challenged ...