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2024-05-24_BCEQ-EIS-Blog

Friday, May 24th, 2024 Posted in Environmental Justice Issues, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Protect Bronx Neighborhoods from Overdevelopment | No Comments »

Comments submitted to Bronx Community Board 8 Special City of Yes Housing Committee - YouTube Comments prepared by Karen Argenti City of Yes for Housing Makes No Sense 052324 Supplement to the above BCEQ 05242024 CB8 supplement Zoning Explanation prepared by Paul Graziano ...

Van Cortlandt Park Alliance “Cultivating the Bronx” Award May 16, 2024

Monday, May 20th, 2024 Posted in Front Page News, President's Blog, Putnam Rail Trail, Tibbetts Brook Daylighting, Van Cortlandt Park | No Comments »

President's Blog Van Cortlandt Park Alliance’s “Cultivating the Bronx” award and the Tibbetts Daylighting Project honor what BCEQ set out to do. In 1971, a group of Bronx environmentalists, inspired by Earth Day and the Clean Water Act, made an outrageous ...

Environmental Education Awards Open For Nominations & Awardee Update

Friday, May 10th, 2024 Posted in BCEQ Events, Education, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News | No Comments »

BCEQ EDUCATION COMMITTEE Announces that the 2024 Environmental Education Awards are open for Nominations.The form must be emailed or faxed before May 10 at 3 pm Click EEA Nomination Form 2023-05-05 for the form There are three categories. Each form is for ...

2024-04-24_BCEQ_Conference_Annual-Meeting

Friday, April 12th, 2024 Posted in Front Page News, Low Impact Development, Mott Haven, Project Green, Protect Bronx Neighborhoods from Overdevelopment, sustainable parks, Tibbetts Brook Daylighting | Comments Off on 2024-04-24_BCEQ_Conference_Annual-Meeting

You are invited to the 23nd Annual Water Conference & 54th Annual Membership Meeting Of the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality in celebration of Earth Day Week on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 from 3 pm to 7 pm at Manhattan College Kelly Student Center Room 5.02 3900 Waldo Avenue at ...

2024-03-19_Housing-Environment

Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 Posted in climate changge, Climate Emergency, Environmental Reviews, Protect Bronx Neighborhoods from Overdevelopment | Comments Off on 2024-03-19_Housing-Environment

Welcome to the back page for Housing and Environmental Data concerning housing.   Prior to each document link, there is an excerpt followed by the link Quality Housing Program change in 1987 - NYC CPC Report and Vote including the text change The Department ...

History of the City of Yes 2023-24

Wednesday, March 6th, 2024 Posted in Environmental Reviews | Comments Off on History of the City of Yes 2023-24

The Mayor is proposing zoning changes that will increase density, affect community character, exacerbate flooding, reduce parking, and more.  The City of Yes Mess started in 2022 when the mayor formed the Get Stuff Built committee, consisting of 25 NYC ...

IN THE NEWS Bronxites City of Yes Mess

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Water Committee | Comments Off on IN THE NEWS Bronxites City of Yes Mess

City of Yes Public Information

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 Posted in Calendared Items, climate changge, Environmental Reviews, Water Committee | Comments Off on City of Yes Public Information

When you look at a project is the NYC Planning Zoning Application Portal (ZAP)  press on the small arrow in front of  PUBLIC DOCUMENTS section > PUBLIC DOCUMENTS

City of Yes for Housing Opportunity

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Water Committee | Comments Off on City of Yes for Housing Opportunity

City of Yes for Economic Opportunity

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 Posted in Calendared Items, Environmental Reviews, Water Committee | Comments Off on City of Yes for Economic Opportunity

Protect Bronx Neighborhoods from Overdevelpment

Saturday, February 10th, 2024 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Project Green, Resiliency and Sustainability | Comments Off on Protect Bronx Neighborhoods from Overdevelpment

BCEQ asks City to Pause City of Yes in Climate Emergency until it identifies a carbon baseline

Saturday, December 16th, 2023 Posted in Board Meetings, Climate Emergency, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development, Project Green, Resiliency and Sustainability, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ asks City to Pause City of Yes in Climate Emergency until it identifies a carbon baseline

BCEQ POSITION ON THE CITY OF YESIn recent years we have experienced more frequent and increased rain events, or the new normal, with catastrophic flooding as a result. It is not an accident of nature; it is caused by humans. ...

2023-11-06_City of Yes for Housing GDEIS Scope Comments

Tuesday, November 7th, 2023 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure | Comments Off on 2023-11-06_City of Yes for Housing GDEIS Scope Comments

This is in reference to the Draft Scope of Work, Environmental Assessment Statement, Positive Declaration and Scoping Protocol, City of Yes for Housing Opportunity -- CEQR No. 24DCP033Y. Kindly accept the attached comments and cover letter on behalf of the ...

October 22 Harlem River Canoeing rain date

Friday, October 20th, 2023 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group | Comments Off on October 22 Harlem River Canoeing rain date

 

2023-10-14_Manage-Climate-Change_Fund-GI

Saturday, October 14th, 2023 Posted in Communications Work, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Parks Committee, Permits Comments and locations, Project Green, Resiliency and Sustainability, Tibbetts Brook Daylighting, Water Committee | Comments Off on 2023-10-14_Manage-Climate-Change_Fund-GI

BCEQ's Statement to the Joint Committees on Environmental Protection, Resiliency & Waterfronts, and on Parks and Recreation Hearing on October 11, 2023 Anyone serious about managing Climate Change would increase the DEP, DPR and DOT Budget for Green Infrastructure (GI). Climate ...

2023-10-11_BCEQ_Mini-Conference_Fall

Sunday, October 1st, 2023 Posted in Communications Work, Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on 2023-10-11_BCEQ_Mini-Conference_Fall

 

Connections for the Harlem River Greenway

Monday, September 4th, 2023 Posted in Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Harlem River Working Group, In the News, Maps, Resiliency and Sustainability, Tibbetts Brook Daylighting | Comments Off on Connections for the Harlem River Greenway

 

Coalition to Protect Parks: Just Say No to Cricket Stadium

Saturday, August 19th, 2023 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Parks Committee, Permits, Permits Comments and locations, Press, Speak Up | Comments Off on Coalition to Protect Parks: Just Say No to Cricket Stadium

Coalition to Protect Parks: Just Say No to Cricket Stadium Open Letter to New York City and State Officials and the International Cricket Council is located CLICK HEREPlease accept this letter and the attachments herein, including 1. Open Letter2. 29 Groups ...

July 15 Connecting Communities for City of Water Day

Saturday, July 8th, 2023 Posted in Calendared Items, climate changge, Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Newsletters, sustainable parks, Water Committee | Comments Off on July 15 Connecting Communities for City of Water Day

Press Release - #CityofWaterDay!    Harlem River Groups Celebrate City Of Water Day Saturday, July 15 Help create a more sustainable City and celebrate the Harlem River with us! July 15 Press Release for City of Water Day in Harlem River Parks 071123 For ...

Sample Letters for testimony

Monday, June 19th, 2023 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sample Letters for testimony

-------------- Please use your own words to describe where you live and how this may affect you or someone you know. Six Different Versions of a Sample letter / choose one Remove the wording in <brackets and italics> in the letter you choose. Download ...