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DA: Hazardous materials at illegal dump sites in Brentwood, Central Islip worse than originally thought

News 12 Long Island has learned some samples

News 12 Long Island has learned some samples had levels of up to 10 times more than their permissible limits. (May 29, 2014 5:47 PM)

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota has announced the subsurface results of test samples taken from illegal dumping debris found in the towns of Islip and Babylon.

The testing revealed that the debris discovered at an Islip town park in Brentwood and on Sage Street in Central Islip show the presence of hazardous materials, including illegal pesticides and metal contamination.

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