In this year’s newsletter, read about the Trump Administration and Boeing’s breakout from their prior SSFL Cleanup commitments. We also report on the latest on the “cleanup to coverup” at Hunter’s Point. We reflect on the massive amount of nuclear waste generated by just 50 years of operation of the San Onofre nuclear power plant. Finally, CBG’s Dan Hirsch reflects upon the contributions of a key 1970s CBG figure and staffer, and his continued impact on society.
Read the newsletter here.
CBG’s latest Hunters Point reports were featured in the San Francisco Chronicle on August 14, 2019.
When the Navy began cleaning up its toxic shipyard in San Francisco in the 1990s, officials made a promise: The site would be scrubbed to the highest standards, essentially returned to its state before Cold War nuclear waste and industrial shops tainted the land.
But more recently, the Navy has ditched that plan for a cheaper approach that would leave much more contamination in the ground, according to a report released Tuesday by the Committee to Bridge the Gap, a nonprofit watchdog group on