Archive for the ‘Projects’ Category

Zoning for Housing Opportunity or City of Yes Testimony

Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 Posted in City of Yes, Front Page News | 3 Comments »

Thank you for all who sent a brief email to our Borough President.   The time has passed. Background info and Community Comments COY Housing Opportunity–Short Responses to 15 Proposals 061924 (created by Paul Graziano) Testimony by others 2024-06-17_BCEQ-Testimony_BP-Gibson-Public-Hearing-Housing-Opportunity (created by Karen Argenti) Public Hearing 6.17.24-BP ...

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 | Comments Off on Van Cortlandt Park Alliance “Cultivating the Bronx” Award May 16, 2024

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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

 

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 ...

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 ...

Frequently Asked Questions on the Title V Air Quality Permit for the Harlem River Yards Peaker Power Plant

Monday, June 19th, 2023 Posted in Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Power Plan | Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions on the Title V Air Quality Permit for the Harlem River Yards Peaker Power Plant

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)  What is the purpose of this Hearing? This hearing concerns whether or not the draft renewal of an Air Quality Permit prepared by the State of New York Department of Environmental Conservation to continued operation of ...

2023-06-26_Draft-Title-V-Air-Permit_HRY-Plant_NYPA_Legislative-Hearing

Sunday, June 11th, 2023 Posted in Calendared Items, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Mott Haven, Permits, Permits Comments and locations, Power Plan | Comments Off on 2023-06-26_Draft-Title-V-Air-Permit_HRY-Plant_NYPA_Legislative-Hearing

  -------------------------   Harlem River Yard Draft Air Permit Renewal Hearing Scheduled: Monday, June 26, 2023 at 2 pm and at 6:30 pm If you wish to speak at this virtual hearing, first, you need this: Registering to Comment on the NYPA HRY Permit Hearing 061223 The ...

The Bronx Harlem River Greenway Finally

Thursday, March 23rd, 2023 Posted in BCEQ Events, Environmental Justice Issues, Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, mill pond park, Mott Haven, Putnam Rail Trail, Tibbetts Brook Daylighting, Van Cortlandt Park | Comments Off on The Bronx Harlem River Greenway Finally

pdf is here 20230403 Harlem River Greenway Project Flyer_Final https://www.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/204-23/mayor-adams-plan-expand-harlem-river-greenway-the-bronx#/0More coverage: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/harlem-river-greenway-expanding-into-the-bronx/4173262/ https://nyc.streetsblog.org/2023/03/22/adams-launches-bronx-harlem-river-bridges-greenway-plan/ https://gothamist.com/news/nyc-plans-new-waterfront-path-in-the-bronx-along-harlem-river https://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/new-york-elections-government/ny-mayor-adams-bronx-greenway-harlem-river-high-bridge-20230323-igkh4sjlsvbo3pkmpmqmbzeaqe-story.html https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-edit-put-the-put-in-the-bronx-greenway-20230323-i3n3xhssnjemdigrc4bwqcdbdy-story.html https://www.connectcre.com/stories/adams-administration-plans-expansion-of-harlem-river-greenway-into-the-bronx/ https://www.6sqft.com/7-mile-harlem-river-greenway-expansion-connects-randalls-island-to-van-cortlandt-park/ https://brooklyn.news12.com/mayor-unveils-plan-to-expand-harlem-river-greenway-into-the-bronx https://commercialobserver.com/2023/03/bronx-harlem-river-greenway-eric-adams-announcement/ https://www.amny.com/transit/city-bronxites-harlem-river-greenway/ https://welcome2thebronx.com/2023/03/24/the-bronx-is-finally-getting-a-waterfront-greenway-connecting-riverdale-to-the-south-bronx/

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 ....  

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 ...

Old Croton Aqueduct Pedestrian Bridge 2023

Saturday, February 4th, 2023 Posted in CWTP, Front Page News, sustainable parks, Van Cortlandt Park | Comments Off on Old Croton Aqueduct Pedestrian Bridge 2023

Date: February 4On January 31, there was a meeting of the Croton Facilities Monitoring Committee to finish up the business of he committee at a BCEQ YouTube at this link HERE. At this meeting, an alternative to the Old Croton Aqueduct ...

NYC DEP DPR Tibbetts Advisory Group

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 Posted in Front Page News, Green Infrastructure, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Newsletters, Putnam Rail Trail, Tibbetts Brook Daylighting, Van Cortlandt Park, Water Committee | Comments Off on NYC DEP DPR Tibbetts Advisory Group

The Daylighting of Tibbetts Brook along the Putnam Greenway is finally moving forward.  New York City Departments of Environmental Projection and of Parks and Recreation are working together on the details.  The agencies created the Tibbetts Advisory Group for stakeholders ...

Watersheds and MS4 Westchester County

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 Posted in Bronx River, ESRI Maps, Front Page News, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Projects, Tibbetts Brook Daylighting | Comments Off on Watersheds and MS4 Westchester County

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