Town Of Brookhaven Considers Offering Rewards To People Who Help Catch Illegal DumpersMoney talks, and there could soon be financial incentive in one Long Island town to crack down on people leaving trash where they aren’t supposed to.
New Program Targets Dumping, Other Illegal Activity In Suffolk County ParksSuffolk County is cracking down on illegal activity within its parks.
Yonkers Residents Can Earn Cash For Helping To Crack Down On Illegal DumpingYonkers officials want people to report illegal dumping and littering by snapping a photo or video. The information you provide could earn you a big reward.
Illegal Dumping At Long Island Park Under InvestigationThe state Department of Environmental Conservation and the town of Brookhaven are investigating the continued dumping of construction debris and other trash at a park on Long Island.
Parents Warned Kids Might Have Come In Contact With Pesticides, Other Chemicals Dumped At Long Island ParkInvestigators confirmed a part West Hills County Park in Melville is severely contaminated with hundreds of truckloads of acutely hazardous, illegally dumped construction materials, pesticides and other chemicals.
Long Island Park, Horseback Riding Center Closed After Illegal Dumping DiscoveredA tip led to the discovery of the mounds of dirt spread across 15 acres of trails in West Hills County Park.
Department Of Sanitation Cracks Down On Illegal Dumping As Trash Piles UpTrash has a way of piling up around New York City during the summer, and the Department of Sanitation blames it on illegal dumpers and people just doing it wrong.
Sen. Croci Secures $1 Million To Help Clean Up Contaminated Long Island ParkSen. Croci said an additional $2 million in clean up cost will have to come from Islip tax payers.
Initial Tests Find Contaminants In Groundwater Near Brentwood ParkThe report by Enviroscience Consultants Inc. of Ronkonkoma, however, cautioned that no definitive connections could be drawn from the tests.
3 Members Of Family Charged With Overbilling Town Of Islip For Tree RemovalDA Thomas Spota said the trio also did not pay the proper contract wages to 13 employees, shorting them over $100,000.
6 Charged, Including 2 Former Islip Town Officials, In Illegal-Dumping Probe On Long IslandThe six also include two businessmen and local contractors. The 32-count indictment includes charges of criminal mischief, conspiracy and numerous environmental violations.
Officials: Cleanup Of Roberto Clemente Park Could Take At Least 6 MonthsRoberto Clemente Park in Brentwood has been closed since District Attorney Tom Spota announced in May that about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were illegally dumped there.