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For Release: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Public Comment Period Extended to July 30 on the Proposed Remediation Plan for the Grumman Aerospace Site

Additional public availability session scheduled for June 21

The comment period on the proposed clean-up plan for the Northrop Grumman - Bethpage site (Former Grumman Settling Ponds) is extended for an additional 30 days, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. The public comment period on the Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) will run through July 30.

In addition, DEC scheduled another public availability session for June 21 at the Bethpage Community Center, 103 Grumman Road West, Bethpage from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The public can arrive anytime between these hours. The availability session is an informal presentation where the public can ask project engineers and state health engineers individual questions about remediation plans for the site.

Public comments on the proposed remediation plan will be accepted at the availability session.

To access the Proposed Remedial Action Plan, visit DEC's website at:

Public comments and questions should be directed to:

Mr. Steven Scharf
Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-7015
(518) 402-9620

Site-related health questions should be directed to:

Steven Karpinski
New York State Department of Health
Flannigan Square
547 River Street
Troy, NY 12180-2216
(518) 402-7880

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