Roslyn Estates well that was shut down due to Freon contamination (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

New York State DEC To Investigate Freon Contamination At LI Well

The state Department of Environment Conservation will investigate to figure out the source of the Freon and how it got into the water.


Freon gas created a smoke condition at the 50th Street subway station on July 30, 2013. (credit: Arton Gjonbalaj)

Smoke Condition Disrupts Manhattan 1, 2, 3 Subway Service

The smoke was caused by a broken freon line, the Fire Department said. There were no injuries.