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Discussion of PFAS issues on the agenda for next Calverton Restoration Advisory Board meeting

by Dec 4, 2023
PFAS, the synthetic “forever chemicals” contaminating drinking water wells in various locations in and around the Calverton area, are once again on the agenda of the U.S. Navy for its next meeting of the Calverton Restoration Advisory Board scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 6 at Manorville Fire Department.

Navy will update the community next week on investigation into water pollution near former Grumman site in Calverton

by Apr 12, 2023
Navy representatives and their consultants will present updates to the investigation into PFAS chemicals and the monitoring of other volatile organic compounds in wells surrounding the former Grumman site at the next meeting of the Calverton Restoration Advisory Board, Wednesday, April 19.

Navy to update community on restoration of former Grumman site at virtual meeting Wednesday

by Dec 8, 2022
The second semiannual meeting of the Calverton Restoration Advisory Board will be held virtually on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 6:15 p.m..

Riverhead officials meet with Navy reps to demand ‘swift action’ on funding for public water extensions to homes near former Grumman...

by Jul 26, 2022
Riverhead officials hope the July 8 meeting made headway against the Navy's resistance to bearing financial responsibility for public water to homes near the former Grumman plant, but a Navy spokesperson reached after the meeting was noncommittal.

Riverhead sought $9 million for public water extension to homes near former Grumman plant in Calverton. It got $3.5 million. Now...

by Apr 22, 2022
Riverhead Town has come up short on federal and state funding requests to cover two water district extensions to serve homes in Manorville and Calverton in the vicinity of the former Northrop Grumman facility in Calverton.

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

by Jun 9, 2021
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.

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

by Nov 21, 2020
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

by Sep 17, 2020
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.

Fearing Grumman water contamination, frustrated Manorville residents without access to public water ask Navy for relief

by Feb 4, 2020
“Every resident of the Manorville section of Riverhead worries every single time they turn on the tap." Kelly McClinchy of Manorville has organized residents in a campaign to get public water to their remote community.
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