|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 3 Sep 2020 08:30:08 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] COMMUNITIES, REUSE: "Hunters Point [CA] demands a voice on shipyard cleanup: Reinstate the RAB now!"|
Hunters Point demands a voice on shipyard cleanup: Reinstate the RAB now! San Francisco Bay View (CA) August 29, 2020 Introduction: Several Hunters Point organizations sent a letter to BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) Director Laura Duchnak on Sept. 17, 2019, as a formal request to reestablish the Hunters Point Shipyard Restoration Advisory Board (RAB). “The demand for reinstatement of the RAB was fortified by a petition signed and circulated by 240 Bayview Hunters Point residents, meeting Department of Defense regulations’ proof of ‘sufficient and sustained community interest,’” wrote Dr. Ahimsa Sumchai in an article titled “Power concedes nothing without a demand: Community demands reinstatement of Hunters Point Shipyard RAB.” “‘Sufficient community interest’ is a key factor that must be assessed for reestablishing the RAB. Community interest in the Navy’s environmental restoration activities has always existed and has increased in recent years. The Navy is required to assess community interest regularly and should reestablish the RAB where that interest is ‘sufficient and sustained,’” continued Dr. Sumchai. … For the entire article, see https://sfbayview.com/2020/08/hunters-point-demands-a-voice-on-shipyard-cleanup-reinstate-the-rab-now/ -- 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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