Former DAMASCUS Landfill - East Quogue

Former DAMASCUS - Landfill

Former DAMASCUS Landfill

146 Damascus Road. East Quogue 

The Town of Southampton is undertaking a study of the former Damascus Road Landfill, 146 Damascus Road, East Quogue, to ascertain if contaminants are present on the surface or in the soil vapor, soils or ground water below this site.  The site investigation being undertaken by the Town has been approved by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). The Town has employed the engineering firm of D&B Engineering and Architects ( to conduct the investigation, a firm with broad experience in this field and familiarity with the Damascus site. The Town has also hired an international environmental consulting firm, Wood (, to provide project management and oversite of the site analysis. Once the investigation is completed and results have been evaluated, a Remedial Investigation Report will be prepared and submitted to the DEC for review and approval. The investigating project will commence in mid-October 2021  and will take 6 to 8 months to complete. Questions regarding the project can be emailed to


  • 2020 - March Test pits (TP) located for the Site Investigation by consultant D&B Architects and Engineers to evaluate soil conditions at Damascus Landfill
  • 2021 - October   Community information letter distributed
  • 2021 - October   Project web page launched on Town's website
  • 2021 - October   Cleanup work commences
  • 2021 - October  Consultants Begin Collecting Soil and Water Sample. October 11 thru 22
  • 2021 - September Town Staff, Consultant and Engineering Firm hold project kick off meeting
  • 2021 - April   Town Board appoints Environmental Consultant for project
  • 2021 - April   Town Board appoints Environmental Consultant for project

RESO 2021-457 - Consulting Mactec Engineering & Geology, PC



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  1. Jay Schneiderman

    Jay Schneiderman

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    Town Hall (Second Floor)
    116 Hampton Road
    Southampton, NY 11968

    Ph: 631-283-6055

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