U.S. Navy

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

A second water treatment system came online last week on Long Island to help remove carcinogenic chemicals from the Bethpage plume.

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The Navy will test private drinking water wells around the Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut, for possible chemical contamination. 

Navy Clashes With State Over Bethpage Plume Cleanup Plan

Sep 17, 2019
Frank Eltman / AP

The U.S. Navy has opposed New York State’s plan to clean up the toxic plume in Bethpage created by a defense manufacturing plant decades ago.

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The U.S. Navy wants to test private drinking wells near the Connecticut submarine base in Groton for potentially dangerous industrial compounds called PFAS, also known as "forever chemicals."

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Democratic U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says there’s good news, and bad news, for defense manufacturers in the state.