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State environmental officials plan to cap a former Long Island Rail Road yard in Yaphank as part of the contaminated site's cleanup.
The LIRR dumped fill material and debris containing contaminants such as lead, arsenic, zinc and copper for parts of three decades at the 4-acre site near River Road, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said in a fact sheet describing the proposed...Read more »
The Brookhaven Town Board has approved the purchase of nearly 200 acres of undeveloped land in Yaphank as part of the Carmans River conservation plan.Among the acquisitions is a planned joint purchase by the town and Suffolk County of 171 acres owned by developer AvalonBay Communities Inc. on the north side of Mill Road, near Doral Lane. Brookhaven and the county are to split the $8.09 million purchase...Read more »