About the Northrop Grumman/Navy Site

The Northrop Grumman (Grumman) manufacturing facility, comprised of approximately 635 acres, was acquired by the Grumman Corporation in the early 1930’s. The United States Navy (Navy) owned 105 of the total property. The Navy leased its property and buildings to Grumman for research and manufacturing purposes. Grumman used its property for various military manufacturing purposes. The company developed and manufactured Navy fighter planes and amphibious landing craft from the 1930’s up to the end of World War II.

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Bethpage Water District Participates in Productive In-Person Meeting with U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (NY) and Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer to Address Northrop Grumman/U.S. Navy Groundwater Plume

During In-Person Meeting With Secretary Spencer, Schumer Raised Crucial Need for Toxic Plume Cleanup At Navy-Grumman Site & Said Navy Must Do More to Promptly Cover Water Districts’ Costs

10/13/2017 -- Alongside Navy Secretary and Michael Boufis, Bethpage Water District Superintendent, Schumer Again Presses To Contain Contamination, Speed-Up Payments & Encourage More Navy-Northrop Grumman Cooperation and Information Sharing Schumer: Grumman Plume Meeting Marks Rare Opportunity For Local Water Districts To Speak Directly With Navy Secretary & Advance Clean-Up Efforts

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Water District Defends Community at Joint Committee Hearing

Superintendent Michael Boufis Enlists Committee Help to Remediate Plume

9/30/2016 -- Bethpage Water District (BWD) Superintendent Michael Boufis, on behalf of District Commissioners William J. Ellinger, John R. Sullivan and John F. Coumatos recently testified before the Health and Environmental Conservation Committees of the Senate and Assembly as the voice of the Bethpage community.

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Access to Monitoring Wells Will Help Track Northrop Grumman Plume

Governor Cuomo and Senator Schumer demand action from Northrop Grumman and the Navy

2/2/2016 --

The Bethpage Water District applauds United States Senator Charles Schumer and New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for demanding Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy grant state and local water districts the authority to access monitoring wells that track the Northrop Grumman plume.

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