AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT THURSDAY The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has
issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for the following counties...
from 11 AM to 11 PM EDT Thursday.
Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than
an Air Quality Index value of 100 for the pollutant of Ground Level
Ozone . The Air Quality Index...or AQI...was created as an easy way
to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher
the AQI value...the greater the health concern.
When pollution levels are elevated...the New York State Department
of Health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous
outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health
effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of
elevated levels of pollutants include the very young...and those
with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart
disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their
A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York
residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll
free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.
Suffolk Airport Canine Kennel Site in Westhampton Beach Site Contamination Cleanup Begin
Press Releases, Local News
Published: July 12 2016
Long Island News & PR
Upcoming cleanup action to address contamination related to the Suffolk Airport Canine Kennel Site #C152079 (Westhampton Beach, Suffolk Co.) within NY's Brownfield Cleanup Program.
Cleanup action for site include excavation and proper off-site disposal of soils containing in excess of 10ppm of total PCBs.
Istvan Benedek, via Free Images.
Westhampton Beach, NY - July 11, 2016 - Action is about to begin that will address the contamination related to the Suffolk Airport Canine Kennel site (“site”) located at Old Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach, Suffolk County under New York State's Brownfield Cleanup Program.
The following link opens a fact sheet about upcoming cleanup action to address contamination related to the Suffolk Airport Canine Kennel Site #C152079 (Westhampton Beach, Suffolk Co.) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program:
Cleanup Action to Begin at Brownfield Site Fact Sheet