Progress seen at 2 Superfund sites on Long Island

GARDEN CITY - The Environmental Protection Agency says progress is being made on cleaning up two of the most polluted places on Long Island, known as Superfund sites.

One of the sites toured today by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) and EPA officials, the Old Roosevelt Field in Garden City, was put on the list after two wells on the property were found to contain high levels of dangerous toxins.

Across Long Island, there are 34 Superfund sites - 18 in Nassau County and 16 in Suffolk. The other site receiving high grades from the EPA is the Pasley Solvents and Chemicals site in Hempstead.

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