Homeowners want DEC to expedite remediation of Speonk plume
Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot said she'd introduce a resolution to get clean up efforts started on the plume before the source of the contamination is found.
Rob Decandia, the project manager at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for the Speonk Solvent Plume, updates the crowd of residents during Wednesday's meeting, hosted by the Remsenburg Speonk Civic Association.
The residents at the meeting, which was intended to update Remsenburg and Speonk residents about the plume, wanted officials to start cleaning the contamination before the source of the plume is found.
Richard Baldwin, vice president of the Remsenburg Speonk Civic Association, with Ron Paulsen, of Suffolk County Department of Health.
on Sep 23, 2009
Worried about their health and decreasing property values, Remsenburg and Speonk residents said they want the state to start cleaning up a large plume of contaminated groundwater in Speonk, even... more
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