Roberto Clemente Park
In the first step toward cleaning up the toxic park, crews are drilling into the soil in an effort to install three water testing wells.
Residents near the Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, where toxic materials were recently discovered, said they’re worried about the health of their families.
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.
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.
Jose Rivera Jr., 17, was shot and killed near the entrance of Roberto Clemente Park Monday night.