Archive for the ‘Environmental Reviews’ Category

2024-03-19_Housing-Environment

Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 Posted in climate changge, Climate Emergency, Environmental Reviews, Protect Bronx Neighborhoods from Overdevelopment | No Comments »

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 ...

Talking Points AQ Peaker Plant

Monday, June 19th, 2023 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Permits, Permits Comments and locations, Power Plan | Comments Off on Talking Points AQ Peaker Plant

Talking Points on the Air Quality Permit for the New York Power Authority Harlem River Yards Peaker Power Plant A.  Where are the details for the INCREASED EMISSIONS? HRY has significantly increased operations over the past five years, and, thereby, emissions of ...

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, ...

2023 Annual Meeting March 30

Thursday, March 23rd, 2023 Posted in Board Meetings, climate changge, Educational Environmentalists, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure | Comments Off on 2023 Annual Meeting March 30

You are invited to the 22nd Annual Water Conference & 53rd Annual Membership Meeting 2023 BCEQ Annual Meeting INVITE 033023 032323 INVITE The Call for Climate - Equity - Justice for Clean Air and Water Thursday, March 30, 2023 from 3 to 7 pm 2023 BCEQ Annual Meeting Program ...

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 ...

Comments to DEC/ACOE Permit on groundwater withdrawal discharged to Harlem River

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 Posted in Environmental Justice Issues, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Mott Haven, Permits, Permits Comments and locations, Projects | Comments Off on Comments to DEC/ACOE Permit on groundwater withdrawal discharged to Harlem River

BCEQ asks for a complete and thorough Environmental Review from the NYSDEC and the US Army Corp of Engineers. The applicant proposes to install and operate a temporary construction dewatering system with a proposed maximum withdrawal of 360,000 gallons per day ...

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

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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

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 ...