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Geographic Information System
for Breast Cancer Studies on Long Island (LI GIS)

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.


Hazardous Waste Sites on Long Island

The Hazardous Waste Sites on Long Island map shows users map layers identifying the location and source of various types of hazardous waste sites, and overlays them on the map depicting breast cancer relative incidence by ZIP Code. The hazardous waste site map layers display data on:

Inactive Hazardous Waste Sites

Inactive hazardous waste sites in Long Island, NY.

Inactive Hazardous Waste Sites
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The site names and locations of hazardous waste sites no longer in operation over the years 1980-1995. The data are from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC).

Active Hazardous Waste Sites

Active hazardous waste sites in Long Island, NY.

Active Hazardous Waste Sites
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The site names, type of site, and the locations that generated hazardous waste and were in operation over the years 1980-1995 (estimated). The data are from NYSDEC. The categories for type of site include:

  • Waste-to-energy facility
  • Landfill gas recovery facility
  • Solid waste transfer station
  • Regulated medical waste facility
  • Debris landfill
  • Solid waste ash monofill
  • Other solid waste site

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Biennial Reporting System (BRS)

Hazardous waste site data in Long Island, NY, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Biennial Reporting System (BRS).

Hazardous Waste Site Data
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Data on the location, sources, and types of hazardous waste from large quantity generators, and data on waste management practices from treatment, storage, and disposal facilities over the years 1989-1999. BRS is a national reporting system operated by the EPA.



The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.