|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 13 May 2020 10:59:52 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLOSURE: "Toxic Metals Found in Shipyard Neighbors, but Source Still Unknown, " Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, CA|
Toxic Metals Found in Shipyard Neighbors, but Source Still Unknown By Chris Roberts San Francisco Public Press May 12 2020 A community health survey has identified elevated levels of harmful substances in workers and residents around Hunters Point. The Navy says its toxic and radioactive Superfund site isn’t the source, but experts agree more study is needed. Only a chain-link fence separates John Miranda and Robert Little’s longtime workplace - the University of California, San Francisco, research animal colony on Crisp Road in Hunters Point - from the most polluted land in the city. From the 1990s to the early 2010s, the men cleaned cages, tended to animals, cut grass, painted and cleared away dust blown in from the former U.S. Navy shipyard, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site and the focus of the largest real estate project in San Francisco history. … For the entire article, see https://sfpublicpress.org/news/2020-05/toxic-metals-found-in-shipyard-neighbors-but-source-still-unknown -- 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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