DEC: No additional drums found at Bethpage Community Park

Ground-penetrating radar detected various pieces of metal and concrete, scrap metal rods, a metal pipe and a buried stormwater grate, the DEC says.

News 12 Staff

May 9, 2024, 12:26 AM

Updated 10 days ago

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The Department of Environmental Conservation says no additional drums were found underneath the baseball field at Bethpage Community Park.
This comes after the agency found two "anomalies" in the area on May 1.
Ground-penetrating radar detected various pieces of metal and concrete, scrap metal rods, a metal pipe and a buried stormwater grate, the DEC says.
The agency says the objects found are no immediate threat to public health and safety.
As News 12 has reported, 16 chemical drums were found in the park in April.


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