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Islip to test soil at all town parks

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota says asbestos

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota says asbestos have been detected at another park in Central Islip. (May 16, 2014 6:31 PM)

The Town of Islip is defending itself against claims it's not doing enough to deal with a toxic dumping scandal.

At a press conference Friday, Town Council members said they've hired an environmental company to test the soil at all town parks.

The Suffolk DA has confirmed there are three sites contaminated with asbestos, including Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood. He says his investigators...

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