|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:30:51 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: "Workers Allege Hunters Point [San Francisco, CA] Dirt Needs to be Screened for Radiation"|
Workers Allege Hunters Point Dirt Needs to be Screened for RadiationSources say workers are being exposed to radiological contamination at Hunters Point, that soil is being shipped to Bay Area landfills without being screened and that public health is at risk
By Vicky Nguyen, Liz Wagner, Scott Pham and Felipe Escamilla| NBC Bay Area (CA) February 27, 2014Trucks have begun leaving Hunters Point, moving tons of soil from Parcel C, a 77-acre piece of land on the northeast corner of the old Navy shipyard. They are making way for a development slated to open in 2017 that would include housing for 24,500 residents, a shopping center, office space and parks.
But as the massive clean-up project moves forward, workers are voicing serious concerns about exposure to radiation and whether the soil from Parcel C is being screened for radiological contamination.
Sources close to the cleanup work say they’re worried that recent shipments of dirt have been sent out without proper testing.
...Saul Bloom, community environmental activist who has studied the developments at Hunters Point for decades, says he believes the actions on site have been in accordance with the proper protocol.
... For the entire story, seehttp://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Workers-Allege-Hunters-Point- Dirt-Needs-to-be-Screened-for-Radiation-247689791.html
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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