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Celebrating the Bronx and Harlem River UWFP 10.13.2021

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Newsletters | Comments Off on Celebrating the Bronx and Harlem River UWFP 10.13.2021

Click on the draft invite for you to save the date! or download it here Invite to the 10th Anniversary 9.22.21 draft

Harlem River Working Group Tues 9.28.21 at 5 PM

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 Posted in Calendared Items, Front Page News, Newsletters | Comments Off on Harlem River Working Group Tues 9.28.21 at 5 PM

Supporters of the HRWG and the Harlem River Greenway, You are invited to our September Meeting of the Harlem River Working Group where we will be discussing updates on our efforts to reconnect community members to the Harlem River Waterfront and ...

The Road to Environmental Justice in the Bronx

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 Posted in Educational Environmentalists, Environmental Justice Issues, Environmental Reviews, ESRI Maps, Front Page News, In the News, Maps | Comments Off on The Road to Environmental Justice in the Bronx

Student Research Project

9.7.2021 Press Release: Deegan flooding proves need to Daylight Tibbetts Brook

Monday, September 6th, 2021 Posted in Front Page News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on 9.7.2021 Press Release: Deegan flooding proves need to Daylight Tibbetts Brook

For Immediate Release Contact info is here 9.7.2021 Press Release: Deegan flooding proves need to Daylight Tibbetts Brook Tibbetts Brook Daylighted Itself The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) call for funding and construction of the Daylighting of Tibbetts Brook Project. While the Daylighting project ...

Daylighting Tibbetts Brook in the News

Monday, September 6th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Daylighting Tibbetts Brook in the News

Daylighting Tibbetts Brook in the News https://bronxclimatejusticenorth.wordpress.com/daylighting-tibbetts-brook/ https://untappedcities.com/2016/02/24/tibbetts-brook-raising-a-stream-in-nyc/ https://ny.curbed.com/2018/12/20/18150198/bronx-new-york-tibbetts-brook-daylighting-photo-essay https://vancortlandt.org/programs-overview/daylighting-tibbetts-brook/ https://hiddenwatersblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/09/bitibb/amp/

Ten lanes of the Major Deegan enough space for a big sponge

Monday, September 6th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ten lanes of the Major Deegan enough space for a big sponge

Ten lanes of the Major Deegan enough space for a big sponge: Excerpts from Conversation between Dart, Karen and Paul about stormwater capture. Karen:  Found this photo of the ten lanes across the park for the Major Deegan. Dart:  Maybe we can give ...

The Road to Environmental Justice 2021

Sunday, September 5th, 2021 Posted in Communications Work, eMagazine, ESRI Maps, Front Page News, In the News, Newsletters | Comments Off on The Road to Environmental Justice 2021

We are excited with the work of the students. We asked them to help us find out why the Bronx is still 62 at a 62 in the state for health outcomes. The program helped BCEQ find the road to ...

The Day Tibbetts Brook Daylighted Itself

Saturday, September 4th, 2021 Posted in climate changge, eMagazine, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Newsletters, Press, Tibbetts Brook Daylighting, Water Committee | Comments Off on The Day Tibbetts Brook Daylighted Itself

Tibbetts Brook Daylighted Itself The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality call for funding and construction of the Daylighting of Tibbetts Brook Project. While the Daylighting project is being proposed as part of the City’s Combined Sewer Overflow mitigation program, the events ...

EJ report on Health Wealth and Education in the Bronx

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 Posted in climate changge, Environmental Reviews, Harlem River Working Group, Press, Projects | Comments Off on EJ report on Health Wealth and Education in the Bronx

For Immediate Release                            Contact:  Karen Argenti, karen@bceq.org Bronx Council for Environmental Quality Completes Research Project on ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ISSUES OF HEALTH, WEALTH & EDUCATION  Preview: Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at ...

Principles for Renewable Energy Development

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 Posted in climate changge, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Power Plan | Comments Off on Principles for Renewable Energy Development

BCEQ’s Basic Principles for Renewable Energy Development “Proposals” and Environmental Reviews Approved at the Board meeting 9.8.2021 BCEQ Principles for Renewable Energy Proposal 10.23.2021 Stormwater,CSO,NonpointSourceandOtherWaterPrograms03-05-07 Leaf Island GI and UHI 9.1.2021

Interesting Photos and Data

Monday, August 9th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Interesting Photos and Data

 

NYC Renewable Power Plan

Monday, August 9th, 2021 Posted in Front Page News, Power Plan | Comments Off on NYC Renewable Power Plan

https://bceq.org/2021/08/09/open-letter-to-nyserda/ https://bceq.org/2021/08/09/interesting-photos-and-data/

Open Letter to NYSERDA

Monday, August 9th, 2021 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Harlem River Working Group, Permits Comments and locations | Comments Off on Open Letter to NYSERDA

An Open Letter from the Community to the New York State Energy Research and Development AgencyAs Bronx residents, members of Bronx organizations, and/or advocates for environmental justice, we are writing to ensure that our voice and concerns about the NYSERDA ...

BCEQ Celebrates 50 years of Advocacy

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on BCEQ Celebrates 50 years of Advocacy

This year, we celebrate our 50 years of advocacy by spotlighting: The Birth of Green Infrastructure in the Bronx #2 The Promise and Potential of the Harlem River Greenway #1

Press Alert 3/20 – Hundred Neighbors call for Safe Access to Harlem River Greenway

Friday, March 19th, 2021 Posted in Depot Place, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Press | Comments Off on Press Alert 3/20 – Hundred Neighbors call for Safe Access to Harlem River Greenway

Press ReleaseFor Immediate Distribution Contact: harlemriver@bceq.org Chauncy 212-203-1171 or Transportation Alternatives Bronx Committee - Daniel 646-457-7734What: Rally to Demand Pedestrian and Bicycle Access on the NYS Depot Place BridgeWhen: Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:20 AMWhere: Sedgwick Avenue at the Corner of ...

Bronx Parks Speak Up Thanks its Volunteers

Saturday, February 27th, 2021 Posted in Bronx Parks Speak Up Learn Up, Committees, Front Page News, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on Bronx Parks Speak Up Thanks its Volunteers

Many of us are thankful that we had a successful virtual Speak Up 27, and now we can now rest.  Thank you for attending.  Thank you for all the great questions and comments.  We were overwhelmed.  Thank you to the ...

EZ Linksway to Speak Up 2021

Friday, February 26th, 2021 Posted in Front Page News, Green Infrastructure | Comments Off on EZ Linksway to Speak Up 2021

Here is the EZ Linksway to SpeakUp The Bronx Parks Speak Up will take place virtually on Saturday, February 27th.  The theme is Bronx Parks Are Essential.   10am - 11am Virtual Tabling - find the link on www.bronxspeakup.org 11am-12pm Workshops  Survey Results Bronx Parks ...

Platform of the Bronx Coalition for Parks & Green Spaces

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 Posted in Bronx Parks Speak Up Learn Up, Committees, Front Page News | Comments Off on Platform of the Bronx Coalition for Parks & Green Spaces

Platform of the Bronx Coalition for Parks & Green Spaces We value parks and green spaces as vital and essential in making our communities more livable, improve public health and well-being, and provide opportunities for recreation and nature appreciation. Our mission ...

Speak Up Candidates Forum Sat 2/27 at 12:30 pm

Sunday, February 21st, 2021 Posted in BCEQ Events, Bronx Parks Speak Up Learn Up, Committees, Front Page News, sustainable parks | Comments Off on Speak Up Candidates Forum Sat 2/27 at 12:30 pm

Click Here for Links to the Zoom Webinar

BCPGS Harlem River Working Group Calls to Action: Park Access and Park Justice

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 Posted in Causes, Committees, Fordham Landing, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Living Ecological Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, mill pond park, nyc, NYC Parks Department, Parks Committee, Projects, Putnam Rail Trail, sustainable parks, Van Cortlandt Park, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCPGS Harlem River Working Group Calls to Action: Park Access and Park Justice

The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) Board Members will host two 45-minute presentations which will start at  11 am & repeat at  11:30 am.  The presentation includes a 3-minute video (link below) on why we should rename Mullaly Park.  ...