Recently Reopened Roberto Clemente Park In Disrepair, Residents SayResidents waited four years for a Long Island park to be cleaned up following an illegal dumping scandal, but some in the community say it still needs a lot of work.
Roberto Clemente Park In Brentwood Reopens Years After Dumping ScandalAfter more than three long years, Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island has reopened.
Man Pleads Guilty To Dumping Toxic Debris At 4 Long Island LocationsA man ended his criminal trial Wednesday by changing his plea to guilty in a highly-publicized case of toxic dumping on Long Island.
Defense Comes Out Swinging In Highly Publicized Long Island Dumping TrialOpening statements were made Tuesday, in a highly publicized case of alleged toxic dumping on Long Island.
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.