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.
Officials Approve Cleanup Plan For Long Island Park At Center Of Illegal-Dumping ProbeNew York conservation officials have approved a cleanup plan for the Roberto Clemente Park in Suffolk County allowing for removal of contaminated construction fill.
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.
Groundwater Testing Wells Being Installed At Contaminated Roberto Clemente ParkIn 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 To Sue Town Of Islip Over Toxic Dumping At Roberto Clemente ParkResidents near the Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, where toxic materials were recently discovered, said they're worried about the health of their families.
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.
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.
Suffolk County Officials Discover Second Contaminated Dump SitePiles 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.
Town Of Islip Readies Lawsuits Over Illegal Dumping In Roberto Clemente ParkPolice 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.