3:00 pm, Press conference
3:30 – 5:30 pm, Press and others on Water trip on the Harlem River by the Wilderness Inquiry
6:00 – 8:00 pm, BCEQ Annual Mini Conference on the Harlem River, Refreshments compliments of ConEd
PROGRAM – tentative schedule 6:10 pm Intro, Developing a Watershed Plan for the Harlem River
6:15 pm – 6:35 pm, US EPA: Why we should work toward the watershed approach? Joan Leary Matthews, Director of the Clean Water Division, EPA Region 2
6:45 pm – 7:05 pm, USGS and NYC DEP: What are the impacts to the condition of the water? Shawn C. Fisher, Christopher E Schubert, Stephen A Terracciano, Read their preliminary report.
7:10 pm – 7:30 pm, NYS DEC Green Infrastructure: Working toward limiting upland discharges through GI, Karen Engel, Green Infrastructure Coordinator, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
7:35 pm – 7:55 pm, Green Infrastructure on the Harlem River: Pier 5 Stormwater Capture from the elevated I-87 highway. Susannah Drake of dlandstudio, a BCEQ project funded by the WCS-NOAA through Congressmen Serrano’s efforts.