Several groundwater monitoring wells on Westchester County Airport property have tested high for PFOS & PFOA. One well found 990 parts per trillion of PFOS & PFOA, over 14 times the EPA's guideline level for drinking water. This is over 10 times the level initially found in a private well near the airport in July... Continue Reading →
Toxic PFOA & PFOS at levels above EPA guidelines were discovered in a well between Westchester County Airport and the Kensico Reservoir. The contaminated well supplies 1-3 New King Street, an office building located less than 1000 feet from the reservoir.
NY State's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has determined that Westchester County has not been living up to its obligations to protect Blind Brook and the Kensico Reservoir from polluted airport runoff.
Rob Astorino knows his terrible plans can't stand up to the truth, so he pretended he couldn't hear when his staff selected CRCA Executive Director Jonathan Wang to ask him a question.
Rob Astorino says his plans won't lead to an increase in traffic at the airport or harm the environment. How true are his claims?
For at least 3 years, one of the airport's environmental goals has been to reinstate its groundwater monitoring program. As of 2017, that still has not happened. Why is this, and how can it be allowed under the airport's environmental policy?