Superfund Site:

BIOCLINICAL LABORATORIES, INC.
BOHEMIA, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Shereen Kandil
(212) 637-4333

Remedial Project Manager
Damian Duda
(212) 637-4269

Site Location

Street Address:
1585-I SMITHTOWN AVE
BOHEMIA, NY 11716

Background

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The Bioclinical Laboratories (BCL) site (Site) at 1585 Smithtown Avenue in Bohemia is a rental property within a 10-unit, single-story building on a 2.6 acre paved lot. BCL formulated, mixed, repackaged, and distributed chemicals from 1978 to 1981. Operators stored drums of hazardous wastes on-site, some of which leaked. BCL formulated and repackaged industrial chemicals. Another tenant Panatone Finishing Corp., prepared and applied finishing coatings to metal products. Hazardous materials were disposed of 1) in on-site septic systems which contaminated the groundwater and, 2) through surface runoff which contaminated surface and subsurface soils. When washing chemically-contaminated containers for reuse, ...
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