|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 22 Apr 2019 19:39:26 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, REUSE: "Navy report finds ‘no radiological health risk’ on Treasure Island"|
Navy report finds ‘no radiological health risk’ on Treasure Island Work of controversial contractor involved in shipyard cleanup deemed ‘consistent and accurate’ by LAURA WAXMANN San Francisco Examnier April 19, 2019 Treasure Island residents and watchdog groups are pushing for a public hearing on the island’s radioactive contamination and ongoing cleanup, but a report released last month by the U.S. Navy declared the work conducted there by a disgraced contractor as safe. The environmental engineering firm Tetra Tech EC performed limited radiological work at Treasure Island between 2007-2008 and 2013-2016. The company is facing multiple lawsuits over a botched radioactive cleanup at the Hunters Point Shipyard. The report, released nearly a week after current and former Treasure Island residents rallied for increased scrutiny of the toxic cleanup on the former U.S. Naval base in March, concludes that the Navy has “determined [Tetra Tech EC’s work] to be consistent and accurate” and that “there is no radiological health risk to the community,” citing historical data and past reviews by local and state regulatory agencies. … For the entire article, see https://www.sfexaminer.com/the-city/navy-report-finds-no-radiological-health-risk-on-treasure-island/ -- 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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