Superfund Site:

OLD ROOSEVELT FIELD CONTAMINATED GW AREA
GARDEN CITY, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Cecilia Echols
(212) 637-3678

Remedial Project Manager
SHERREL HENRY
(212) 637-4273

Site Location

Street Address:
CLINTON ROAD/OLD COUNTRY ROAD, GARDEN CITY, NY 11530

Background

The Old Roosevelt Field Contaminated Groundwater Area site is located in Garden City, New York. Two Garden City public drinking water supply wells at the site have been found to be contaminated with the chlorinated solvents tetrachloroethene (PCE) and trichloroethene (TCE). The site includes the former Roosevelt Field airfield.

Chlorinated solvents such as TCE and PCE have been widely used for aircraft manufacturing, maintenance and repair operations since the 1930s. The site is now the location of a shopping mall, office buildings, parking areas and Hazelhurst Park. Nassau County conducts regular well sampling and analysis of the public supply wells, and ...
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