Pedestrian Bridge for Van Cortlandt Park 2018

Monday, April 16th, 2018 Posted in CWTP, Projects, Van Cortlandt Park | Comments Off on Pedestrian Bridge for Van Cortlandt Park 2018

Date:  April 16, 2018 The cost for the Pedestrian Bridge in Van Cortlandt Park has more than doubled from the original estimate. The Pedestrian Bridge was in the original 1999 ULURP and Resolution. Although that agreement stated the study was to ...

BCEQ and Bronx CB 8 Environment and Sanitation Water Working Group

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 Posted in Committees, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ and Bronx CB 8 Environment and Sanitation Water Working Group

Storm Water Runoff Site Survey 1.  WHAT IS THIS? This storm water runoff site survey, prepared by the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality for the Water Working Group of Bronx Community Board 8, is for research purposes. Exploring the impacts of storm water ...

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

DEP changes position, Judge disposes of moot case, We win

Saturday, September 13th, 2008 Posted in CWTP, Front Page News, Projects | 2 Comments »

We finally did get a final decision by Justice Betty Stinson on the Order to Show Cause that many community groups and individuals brought against the NYC DEP for trying to go against a promise they made to the people ...

Concerned Resident from Scott Tower: Blasting at JPR?

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 Posted in Ask Ivy | Comments Off on Concerned Resident from Scott Tower: Blasting at JPR?

Dear Ivy, I’ve heard that there are plans for blasting at Jerome Park Reservoir, even though the DEP originally promised that there wouldn’t be. Is this true? What is being done to stop this? ~A Concerned Resident from Scott ...

NYC DEP is building the CWTP in Van Cortlandt Park

Friday, September 5th, 2008 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Projects | Comments Off on NYC DEP is building the CWTP in Van Cortlandt Park

Since there is so much information on this topic, we decided to organize it by groupings. 1.  GOVERNMENT - The City of New York's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) formed a Facilities Monitoring Committee as required by the City Council Approval ...

News: BCEQ wins Blasting fight with DEP

Friday, August 29th, 2008 Posted in Front Page News | Comments Off on News: BCEQ wins Blasting fight with DEP

(Thursday afternoon, we served papers on the city stating that blasting was an ultra hazardous activity and as such was a substantial change from the original plans.) Late Friday afternoon, August 29, 2008, the City served papers on the pro bono ...