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.
DA: Veterans Way In Islandia Contaminated With Hazardous MaterialsTest results confirm a housing development for war veterans on Long Island is contaminated with hazardous materials.
Officials Assure Islip Residents Water Near Contaminated Sites Is Safe The Suffolk County Water Authority wants to assure residents in the Town of Islip, where a number of contaminated dumping sites were recently discovered, that the water is safe to drink and bathe in.
DA: Illegal Dumping Investigation Reveals Banned Pesticides, Dangerous Metals At 2 Suffolk County LocationsTest results show that two locations under investigation for illegal dumping in the Town of Islip are more dangerous than first thought.
Veterans Community Suspected To Be Third Suspected Illegal Toxic Dumping Site On Long Island The discovery follows on the heels of the study of illegal asbestos dumping at a park and a construction site in the Town of Islip.