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Environmental Education Awards Open For Nominations & Awardee Update

Friday, May 10th, 2024 Posted in BCEQ Events, Education, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News | Comments Off on Environmental Education Awards Open For Nominations & Awardee Update

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 ...

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

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. ...

2023-10-14_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

 

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 ...

2023 Environmental Education Awards Open For Nominations

Friday, May 5th, 2023 Posted in Board Meetings, Education, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News | Comments Off on 2023 Environmental Education Awards Open For Nominations

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

NOAA Learn from past weather

Wednesday, April 5th, 2023 Posted in Board Meetings, ByLaws, climate changge, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Greenway, In the News, Membership Committee, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on NOAA Learn from past weather

We had a Special Guest Speaker Nelson Vaz, a local NOAA Meteorologist, to discuss what we can learn from past Weather events.  Check out this Bronx Council for Environmental Quality Presentation_final (high-res) of the presentation made at our Annual Meeting.  It ...

BCEQ Comments to the Army Corp Coastal Storm Study

Wednesday, March 29th, 2023 Posted in climate changge, Committees, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Comments to the Army Corp Coastal Storm Study

   In summary, we urge first steps to utilize EWN and GI to assess and identify problem areas. Then and only then, use the gates as a last resort. We believe this can cause leaders to accept what the future holds, ...

Petition for South Bronx Power Plant Clean Air Quality

Friday, February 24th, 2023 Posted in Communications Committee Work, Communications Work, Environmental Justice Issues, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Hudson River Watershed Projects, Newsletters, Permits, Permits Comments and locations, Water Committee | Comments Off on Petition for South Bronx Power Plant Clean Air Quality

Here is a FACT SHEET Air Quality Permit Renewal for the Harlem River YardsHere is a BCEQ PETITION HRY AIR FINAL Email the signed sheets to dec.sm.Comment.NYPARen2022 <Comment.NYPARen2022@dec.ny.gov>  or give to a BCEQer ....  

Winter News February 2023

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023 Posted in Calendared Items, climate changge, Communications Work, eMagazine, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Greenway, Membership Committee, Newsletters, Parks Committee, Speak Up, Water Committee | Comments Off on Winter News February 2023

Winter 2023 FEB FINAL\ Updates on many projects. Calendar items Action Points Environmental Reviews

Climate Change Solutions using Carbon and Energy Efficiency

Sunday, February 19th, 2023 Posted in Board Meetings, Committees, Communications Committee Work, Environmental Justice Issues, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Newsletters, Power Plan, Project Green, Resiliency and Sustainability, Water Committee | Comments Off on Climate Change Solutions using Carbon and Energy Efficiency

Climate Change Solutions using Carbon and Energy Efficiency Many of us are concerned about what the future holds in terms of Climate Change, Green House Gases, and Carbon Sequestration. Conserving and protecting our natural resources, making our uses of electricity more ...

Green Infrastructure for Private Property

Sunday, February 19th, 2023 Posted in climate changge, Committees, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Greenway, Low Impact Development, Membership Committee, Newsletters, Project Green, Water Committee | Comments Off on Green Infrastructure for Private Property

Green Infrastructure for Private Property NYC Soil & Water Conservation District has partnered with the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ), Green Roof Researchers Alliance (GRRA) and NYC Department of Environmental Protection to reach out to residents and businesses in the Bronx ...

Cement, Rent, Environment

Sunday, February 19th, 2023 Posted in Blogs, climate changge, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Greenway, In the News, Project Green, Resiliency and Sustainability, Water Committee | Comments Off on Cement, Rent, Environment

     While all agree to protect our future by cutting down on greenhouse gases. The question is just how much are we willing to give up. Cement manufacturing accounts for 8% of the world’s CO2 emissions. Concrete, which is ...

3.30.23 Annual Meeting HOLD THE DATE

Saturday, February 18th, 2023 Posted in Front Page News, Greenway, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on 3.30.23 Annual Meeting HOLD THE DATE

Hold the Date – Thursday, March 30, 2023 from 3 to 7 pm The Call for Climate - Equity - Justice for Clean Air and Water The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) is holding the 22nd Annual Environmental Conference & 53rd ...

3.21.2023 World Water Day pre celebration of Croton Water Supply

Saturday, February 18th, 2023 Posted in Committees, Front Page News, Greenway | Comments Off on 3.21.2023 World Water Day pre celebration of Croton Water Supply

Urban Waters Federal Partnership (“UWFP”) Meet and Greet for a pre-celebration of World Water Day on Tuesday, March 21, from 8:00 am to 12pm at the Bronx Children's Museum (“BxCM”). The event will occur at the historic Bronx Powerhouse Building ...