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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 ...

Opening of the High Bridge July 25, 2015

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 Posted in Communications Work, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on Opening of the High Bridge July 25, 2015

NYC Parks is currently planning to reopen the High Bridge on July 25th, 2015!  They are looking for the community to get involved by planning events to Celebrate the High Bridge throughout the year. You can organize an event or activity ...

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, ...

Movie: The Great Invisible – about the Deepwater Horizon

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 Posted in Blogs, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, In the News, Water Committee | Comments Off on Movie: The Great Invisible – about the Deepwater Horizon

THE GREAT INVISIBLE October 27, 2014 In this thought-provoking documentary which impressed audiences and won the Grand Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival, Peabody Award winning documentarian Margaret Brown (THE ORDER OF MYTHS) explores the fallout of the explosion of Deepwater ...

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 | Comments Off on 10.08 BCEQ Mini Water Conference & BCPGS Fall Event, 6:30 pm RCSP

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 ...

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

Wed. March 19, Waterfront Planning and Design Guidelines, 3 – 7 p.m.

Friday, January 24th, 2014 Posted in Board Meetings, Communications Work, Front Page News, Newsletters, Water Committee | Comments Off on Wed. March 19, Waterfront Planning and Design Guidelines, 3 – 7 p.m.

“Bronx Waterfront Planning and Community Environmental Design Guidelines”  targeting the waterways to empower community stakeholders to protect their natural resource at the 13th BCEQ Water Conference and the 43rd BCEQ Annual Meeting Manhattan College Leo Engineering Building 3825 Corlear Avenue at 238th St. ...

Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland Plants Clean the Harlem River

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Water Committee | Comments Off on Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland Plants Clean the Harlem River

Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland and Plants Cleans the Water that Runs off the Highway This extraordinarily creative “best management practice” captures stormwater runoff from the elevated Major Deegan Expressway with a “pop-up wetland”. The wetland is filled with ordinary native plants ...

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 | Comments Off on HARLEM RIVER: CLEAN WATER IT, GREENWAY IT, MAINTAIN IT — Sept. 18

“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 ...

2012 NYC Green Infrastructure Report

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Posted in East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Water Committee | 1 Comment »

As a followup to the first Annual Report in 2011, this second, 2012 Annual Report documents the accomplishments of the past year, in which : • Fully staffed the Offi ce of Green Infrastructure with Engineers and Project Managers; • Awarded $3.4 million ...

2012 Green Infrastructure Pilot Monitoring Report

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Posted in East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Water Committee | 1 Comment »

Monitoring analyses through 2012 have demonstrated that all pilot source control types are providing effective stormwater management, particularly for storms with depths of one-inch or less. In many cases, the performance of controls between 2011 and 2012 was similar. The ...

Climate Central: Hurricane Sandy’s Untold Filthy Legacy: Sewage

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Posted in East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, In the News, Water Committee | 1 Comment »

Hurricane Sandy was one of the largest storms to hit the northeast U.S. in recorded history, killing 159, knocking out power to millions, and causing $70 billion in damage in eight states. Sandy also put the vulnerability of critical infrastructure ...

USGS Hurricane Sandy Storm Tide mapper

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Posted in East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Water Committee | 1 Comment »

Click HERE to see the surge http://54.243.149.253/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=c07fae08c20c4117bdb8e92e3239837e

4/23 CURES Panel – Superstorm Sandy: Six Months After

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Posted in Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Resiliency and Sustainability, Water Committee | Comments Off on 4/23 CURES Panel – Superstorm Sandy: Six Months After

The Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability (CURES) is holding a panel discussion that BCEQ Director, Dart Westphal will be participating in. Join CURES to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and New York City coastline resilience with a panel of outside experts ...

BCEQ 04-11-13 Resolution letter on BxCB10 Traffic Management Plan

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Posted in Board Meetings, Educational Environmentalists, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ 04-11-13 Resolution letter on BxCB10 Traffic Management Plan

At the Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Board of Directors meeting of the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality, we reviewed the presentation titled: “Bronx Community Board 10 Traffic Management Plan: Interim Progress Report” developed by the Fund for the City of ...

5/8 Committee meetings to follow MC presention

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Posted in Communications Committee Work, Education, Front Page News, Membership Committee, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on 5/8 Committee meetings to follow MC presention

To the BCEQ Board of Directors, and particularly the Committees of the BCEQ Board,  This is an official joint BCEQ committees meeting to discuss the necessary work of the committees.  Dart's Manhattan College Sustainability Plan Urban Flyer 2013) students will begin the ...

Wednesday, May 8th at 6:15pm – Manhattan College Sustainability Plan

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Posted in Communications Committee Work, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Water Committee | Comments Off on Wednesday, May 8th at 6:15pm – Manhattan College Sustainability Plan

We welcome you to join the 2013 URBAN 301: Environmental Development & Sustainability Class in presenting the new: Manhattan College Sustainability Plan (M.C.S.P) When: Wednesday, May 8th at 6:15pm Where: Scala Room 215- Leo Hall  The Manhattan College Sustainability Plan provides a foundation for a ...

A walk down Stratford Avenue with Paul Mankiewicz

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 Posted in Blogs, Bronx River, Committees, Front Page News, In the News, Project Green, Water Committee | 2 Comments »

WALKS AND TALKS City of Soil: A Walk Down Stratford Avenue with Paul Mankiewicz Paul Mankiewicz is no ordinary biologist and plant scientist. As founder and director of the The Gaia Institute, Mankiewicz explores — through research, development, design, and education — the relationship ...