Roberto 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.
Test results confirm a housing development for war veterans on Long Island is contaminated with hazardous materials.
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 Locations
Test results show that two locations under investigation for illegal dumping in the Town of Islip are more dangerous than first thought.
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.
Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.
Police are standing guard at the gate of the now-closed Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, after Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said about 1,100 truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there.
A Long Island park has been closed after about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there, District Attorney Tom Spota said Tuesday.
A Bronx community was fed up Tuesday night with people using green space as their very own personal dumping ground.
It’s unsightly, it’s unsanitary and it’s everywhere. Garbage. Illegal dumpers are tarnishing the Big Apple in a big way, but now the city is fighting back — with a trash sting.
According to city records, Mahanttan had the largest number of tickets issued for the violation, from 699 in 2010 to 1,454 in 2011.