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Riverhead seeks state grant funding for another public water extension in Calverton, where PFAS, 1,4-dioxane pollute private wells

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Riverhead is seeking grant funding from New York State to help the Riverhead Water District provide public water to an area of Calverton near the terminus of the Long Island Expressway where health-threatening contaminants have been identified in private drinking water wells.

Groundwater pollution at closed Riverhead landfill is 10x state limit, investigation finds

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Chemical contaminants known to have a wide range of health risks have been detected at the Riverhead landfill site on Youngs Avenue at levels up to more than 10 times the state drinking water standard, prompting an investigation by environmental and health officials into potential contamination of nearby private wells.

Navy, under fire for groundwater pollution in Manorville, may use unpublicized survey to justify dissolving Grumman cleanup advisory board

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The Navy is quietly conducting a survey to measure the community's 'environmental concerns' about the former Grumman site in Calverton. A Navy rep said lack of community interest may mean a 23-year-old community advisory board should be shut down.

Navy to update community on groundwater pollution in Calverton at meeting Thursday

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Navy representatives will discuss their investigation into groundwater contamination on and near the former Grumman manufacturing facility in Calverton during a virtual meeting of the Calverton restoration advisory board Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m.

A united community demands public water in area near former Grumman site — but Navy shows no sign of budging

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Local residents, environmental advocates and officials are “united” in their demand for the U.S. Navy to pay the cost of bringing public water to homes near the the former Grumman Aerospace manufacturing plant in Calverton. The Navy, however, is unimpressed.

Newly released data disclose Navy knew of toxic PFAS chemicals in groundwater at Grumman ‘fence line’ in 2016

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Data released by the Navy this week for the first time show significant detections of toxic PFAS chemicals at the southern border of the former aerospace manufacturing site.

Navy to conduct additional testing for PFAS groundwater contamination at former Grumman manufacturing site in Calverton

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After finding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at the former Grumman site in Calverton, the Navy will conduct further testing, over the next two years, to determine the extent of PFAS groundwater contamination there.

Navy to report on investigation of PFAS groundwater contamination at former Grumman site in Calverton

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Naval environmental engineers say there is no need to expand sampling area or provide alternative water supply to area around former Grumman facility, despite PFAS contamination.
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