BCEQ Votes to Oppose 3 day Festival on Parade Grounds

Sunday, January 12th, 2020 Posted in Committees, Front Page News, nyc, NYC Parks Department, Parks Committee, Permits, Uncategorized, Van Cortlandt Park | Comments Off on BCEQ Votes to Oppose 3 day Festival on Parade Grounds

Recently we voted and then wrote BCEQ Letter Gov Ball 01.09.2020 The most serious impact of holding this large 3-day Festival in Van Cortlandt Park (VCP) is on the 46-acre Parade Ground (PG).  Even if everything goes as planned, it is not ...

Senator Schumer comes to the Bronx for CSX Press Conference

Saturday, October 27th, 2018 Posted in Communications Work, Front Page News, Low Impact Development, Putnam Rail Trail, Putnam Rail Trail, sustainable parks, Van Cortlandt Park | Comments Off on Senator Schumer comes to the Bronx for CSX Press Conference

     SCHUMER URGES CSX TO STOP RAILROADING THE BRONX & NYC AND HONOR THE DEAL THEY AGREED UPON – SO NYC CAN FINALLY ACQUIRE UNUSED TRACT OF BRONX LAND FOR COMMUNITY   GREENWAY PROJECT; PLOT IS A CRITICAL – AND MISSING – LINK BETWEEN MANHATTAN AND HUDSON RIVER GREENWAYS Read the Press release ...

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 ...

Van Cortlandt Park in the Winter

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in 2009 Calendar Photo Contest, Best contest photos | 2 Comments »

This was taken a few winters ago when we got a decent amount of snow.

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 ...