Environmental cleanup sites on Long Island
The state is adding Gabreski Airport to its list of Superfund cleanup sites after the discovery of a hazardous substance in groundwater. Here are details on this and other active and closed federal and state Superfund sites in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Click on the map below or search in the table for details on 256 locations that are or were contaminated at some point. For more information on the types of sites, click here, and for details on some of the acronyms used for current or past contaminants, click here. To read a detailed federal or state report on any site, click on "Read report" in the table or in the map's pop-up box. And you can also read more about the Gabreski superfund site. This database was updated on Sept. 12, 2016.