|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 3 Aug 2018 18:25:22 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Navy failed to alert San Francisco [CA] to tainted shipyard water, documents show"|
Navy failed to alert San Francisco to tainted shipyard water, documents show by Jason Fagone and Cynthia Dizzies San Francisco Chronicle (CA) August 3, 2018 The U.S. Navy knew as far back as 1993 that the tap water at its former shipyard in San Francisco contained dangerous amounts of lead, but didn’t tell local officials, visitors, or people who worked there, including hundreds of police employees stationed at the site since 1997. Documents obtained by The Chronicle show how the Navy has sometimes kept other government agencies and the public in the dark about hazards at the old Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, a sprawling Superfund waste site contaminated with radioactivity and industrial contaminants. For the past quarter century, the Navy has hired contractors to remove or cover toxic material and prepare the 500-acre site for transfer to San Francisco, which plans to turn the land into homes and businesses. But the cleanup has been roiled by a scandal over faked soil data and allegations of wider fraud. A recent Chronicle investigation revealed that shipyard dangers weren’t properly explained to the San Francisco police employees who worked there for years, according to interviews with dozens of retired officers and communications and documents from that time. … For the entire article, see https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Navy-failed-to-alert-San-Francisco-to-tainted-13130734.php -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/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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