|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 13 Jan 2020 07:23:25 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, RESUSE: "Residents of San Francisco's Treasure Island [CA] believe nuclear contamination has made them sick for years."|
Residents of San Francisco's Treasure Island believe nuclear contamination has made them sick for years. The site is getting 8,000 new homes. By Aria Bendix Business Insider January 11, 2020 The view from Treasure Island is magical. In the morning, the sun crests behind the towers of downtown San Francisco, illuminating the city's skyline. At night, the buildings' lights shine against a dark sky next to the glistening Bay Bridge. Liz Washington used to live on the island, a 400-acre artificial land mass in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. People approached her all the time with envy during those years, she told Business Insider, saying things like, "It must be wonderful living on Treasure Island," and "Oh, the city views!” "They know nothing, nothing, nothing," Washington said. For years, Treasure Island residents have complained that the land has made them sick. Some people who live there attribute the health issues of current and former residents, including chronic coughs and cancer, to radioactive material left behind from Naval training exercises conducted from 1942 to 1997. … For the entire article, see https://www.businessinsider.com/treasure-island-nuclear-contamination-san-francisco-development-2019-12 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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