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Public Comment Invited on Remedial Options Report Regarding Full Containment of Grumman Plume in Bethpage

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NYS DEC will accept comment until September 9, 2016.

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Public comment period deadline is September 9, 2016.

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Bethpage, NY - August 10, 2016 - Remedial Options Report Regarding Full Containment of Grumman Plume Released.

In response to Chapter 543 of the Laws of 2014, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) tasked one of its Engineering Consultants (HDR, Inc.) with developing and evaluating options to achieve hydraulic containment of the groundwater contamination associated with the Grumman Aerospace-Bethpage Facility in Bethpage, New York.

The report, called the Remedial Options Report for the Grumman Aerospace-Bethpage Facility, was recently completed and submitted to NYS DEC. The report includes estimates of the cost, scope, and timetable for 3 alternatives to contain the plume each project. The report is available here.

Public Comment Period: NYS DEC will accept comment on this document until September 9, 2016

Please submit any comments on email. Please include "Comments on Remedial Options Report" in the subject line of the email. NYS DEC will consider all public input received and assess all options in accordance with Federal and State Superfund laws.

Contact: James B. Harrington, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7012, Phone: (518) 402-9625, E-mail.