Northrop Grumman

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will clean up the toxic Bethpage groundwater plume, and recoup the money from Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy later.  

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On Long Island, the Navy has updated its plan to clean up a contaminated parcel of land near the former Grumman plant in Bethpage.

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The Secretary of the Navy says he will work with local authorities to clean up the toxic Bethpage groundwater plume that has spread from the former Grumman plant on Long Island.

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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis will investigate what radioactive materials were used by the Navy at the former Grumman Plant on Long Island.

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Routine tests of the groundwater beneath Bethpage High School on Long Island have revealed high levels of the carcinogen radium. It’s been found in several toxic plumes linked to contamination from the former Northrop Grumman aerospace plant.