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Brookhaven Town landfill in Yaphank (file/credit: CBS 2)

City, Parents Of Cancer Kids Reach $12M Settlement Over Bronx Landfill

Pelham Bay landfill was eventually designated a federal Superfund site. Twelve children who lived nearby developed cancer — three of whom died.

08/12/2013

Outside E.C. Electroplating Plant in Garfield, N.J. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Bergen County Toxic Site To Be Demolished

The old factory spilled cancer-causing chromic acid into the groundwater and potentially into the nearby Passaic River. The toxic water polluted more than a dozen nearby homes.

08/08/2012

Garfield, NJ - File / Photo: City of Garfield

Should There Be A New Bergen Co. Superfund Site?

Dangerous levels of chromium have many Garfield residents questioning their safety and federal officials will field questions at a meeting tonight.

10/06/2010