Kinderhook, New York
Environment | Hard news | Local living
30 October 2019 11:34AM
Barbara Reina

“A new documentary is in the works and I’m thankful more people will know the horrible human health, environmental and economic damage inflicted by greed and government incompetence.” ⁠
—Nassau Town Supervisor David Fleming

“Please check this out. Barbara Reina is doing a great job on this documentary and I am interviewed and filmed in it. It’s a fight that we are involved with and trying to get it cleaned up.”
—Kinderhook Deputy Supervisor Patsy Leader

“I decided to make this documentary because I care about the people who have been, and are still being affected. History often repeats itself. Maybe by telling this story, I can have a positive effect on future generations.”
—Writer/Filmmaker Barbara Reina

The documentary: Love Canal x 2 | A Landfill Dilemma in Nassau, NY
is currently in production. This is the first documentary to focus on the toxic history, current situation, and future possibilities for cleanup at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, NY.

With twice the amount of toxic contamination as the infamous Love Canal waste site, more than 46,000 tons of industrial hazardous wastes, PCBs and carcinogens, the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, NY has a tragic past and an uncertain future.

What is the future of this toxic site, local lakes and waterways? How have people been affected? Will it affect you and future generations?

To view the film trailer, photos, and add your contribution to the making of this documentary, visit the official documentary website at: https://barbarareina.com/nassau-documentary

The film trailer is narrated by Voice Talent Alex Verde, the Voice of the Monorail at Disneyland and Series Voice for ESPN Outdoors, the Discovery Network, CNN and CBS Television, among others.

Drone views over the Superfund site, Nassau and Kinderhook lakes, also the Hudson River, were filmed by WheelerDrone.com.

The finished documentary will feature a broad scope of interviews, history and research regarding the site. Chemical, environmental, human health and government issues will be explored, along with possible cleanup technologies. An on-camera visit to the treatment plant and explanation of how it functions has already been filmed. The release date of the full documentary on DVD is tentatively scheduled for December of 2020.

Fundraising Film Trailer on-camera interviews scratch the surface of what’s in store for the full documentary. Interviews include Nassau Town Supervisor David Fleming, Kinderhook Deputy Supervisor Patsy Leader, EPA Remedial Project Manager Joe Battipaglia, Nassau Lake Park Improvement Association President Brian Wilson and Nassau resident Tyler Giles.

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