NYC’s development boom created an illegal dumping problem on Long Island

A case of illegal dumping on Long Island has led to an overhaul of rules for construction and demolition debris disposal. The change, enacted last year by New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation, stemmed from illegal dumping at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Newsday reported. Since last year, most New York City debris — such as the 40,000 tons of contaminated material dumped at Clemente — now requires more detailed tracked from the facilities that […]


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