Tag: Roberto Clemente Park

State Sues Companies for Toxic Dumping Scandal in Brentwood

The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Central Islip and names the since-convicted mastermind of the illegal dumping scandal and nearly three dozen other people and companies allegedly responsible.

Long Island Dumping Sites Target of State Crackdown

For Long Island especially there’s concern that such toxins could seep into the region’s underground aquifers, the sole source for drinking water.

Political Veteran Rick Montano Roils Islip Democrats With Primary Fight

The outcome of this hotly contested race could send ripples through the Democratic Party on Long Island and beyond because it threatens the control of its traditional leadership.

NY OKs Roberto Clemente Park Cleanup Plan

The town will contract a firm to excavate about 50,000 tons of toxic debris.

Ex-Islip Parks Officials Among 6 Charged With Illegal Dumping

Four companies were also charged with illegally dumping toxic debris.

How Will the Battle for Long Island Play Out Politically?

Politicians are out in full force, hoping to seal the deal, knowing that turnout will be key in this off-year when the White House is not up for grabs.

Islip Town Supervisor: Sorry About Illegal Toxic Dumping

"I share the anger, the embarrassment and the frustration…at the failure of leadership and oversight by some in our town while I was overseas.”

DA: Harmful Toxins Identified in Deer Park Dump Site

“This pile of toxins is a genuine threat to the health of the Great South Bay ecosystem."

More Carcinogens Found in Park Amid Growing Islip Toxic Dumping Probe

“We have received indication that there may have been dumping at other locations,” Suffolk District Attorney Tom Spota said of the five alleged illegal toxic dumpsites already under investigation.