Landfill

Frank P. Long Intermediate School in Bellport, N.Y. (Photo: CBS2)

Suspicious Foul Odor Frustrates Teachers, Students At Long Island Elementary School

Teachers say they are getting sick in the classroom, as a result of a terrible odor. They think they know where the smell is coming from, but nothing has been done to fix the problem.

05/05/2015

Residents have been complaining about toxic gases coming from the Fenimore Landfill in Roxbury Township, N.J. for months. (Credit: CBS 2)

DEP Takes Over NJ Landfill To Contain Stinky Toxic Gas

The agency seized control of the Fenimore Landfill in Roxbury on Wednesday, less than an hour after Gov. Chris Christie signed a measure authorizing the move, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin said.

06/26/2013

Roxbury Township Landfill

Toxic Gas At New Jersey Landfill Leaves Residents Fuming

A township in New Jersey has begun taking precautions because of a landfill that is posing a toxic gas problem.

06/12/2013

Pile of debris from superstorm Sandy on a lawn in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ocean County Revisits Debris Firm’s Potentially Costly Mileage Reports

Officials have raised concerns that many trips from temporary storage debris areas to landfills were exactly or just over 16 miles. The drive clocks in at less than 16 miles.

05/01/2013

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Angry Residents Call For Closure Of Brookhaven Town Landfill

Parents in Bellport organized a petition drive pushing to get the dump permanently closed and cleaned up.

03/31/2011