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Brookhaven National Laboratory

An air sampler box is seen in the subway as part of the NYPD's "Subway-Surface Air Flow Exchange'' study on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD, Brookhaven Lab To Hold Second Day Of Testing Subway Airflow

The purpose of the study is to determine the best course of action in the event chemical, biological or radiological materials are released in the city, whether intentionally or not. The research will help officials decide on evacuation or sheltering plans.

07/18/2013

An air sampler box is seen in the subway as part of the NYPD's "Subway-Surface Air Flow Exchange'' study on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Amid Air Flow Tests, CBS 2 Learns Of Ventilation System Protecting NYC

The NYPD and the Brookhaven National Laboratory installed air sampling equipment on Tuesday to study how chemical weapons could be dispersed through the city’s subway system.

07/09/2013

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

200 Sampling Devices To Be Set Up Across NYC For Airflow Study

The NYPD and Brookhaven National Laboratory will conduct the Subway-Surface Air Flow Exchange in spots across all five boroughs beginning at 8 a.m. Air sampling and related equipment will be installed starting around 6 a.m., officials said.

07/08/2013

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Electromagnet To Make Long, Complex Journey From L.I. To Illinois

New York and Chicago are only about 800 miles apart, but moving a 50-foot wide electromagnet between the two metropolises will require a journey four times that long.

06/16/2013

New York City Skyline (file / credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

NYC Airflow Study This Summer To Look At Spread Of Contaminants

The goal is to better understand the risks posted by airborne contaminants, such as chemical, biological, and radiological weapons both above ground and in the subway system.

04/24/2013

A view of the damage from a fire that burned through 1,100 acres of the Pine Barrens (credit: Suffolk County Police)

$10,000 Reward Being Offered In Suffolk County Wildfire Arson Case

It took firefighters from more than 100 departments in Suffolk County two days to put out the fire that began on April 9 near the Brookhaven National Laboratory.

08/23/2012

Brush Fire Damage - Manorville, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Celebration Planned For Firefighters Who Battled Long Island Brush Fire

An all-day celebration is planned for May 19 at the Brookhaven Amphitheater in Farmingville to honor the hundreds of volunteer firefighters who helped douse the brush fire that scorched 1,124 acres of Suffolk County.

04/13/2012