Category: Hunters Point

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Today is about more than recognizing the planet’s beauty. Earth Day should acknowledge those who suffer the toxic burdens our way of life has created. The government agencies supposed to protect us have been captured by the industries they regulate, leaving polluters in a position to dump contamination on the communities least able to push back, often low-income communities of color. This is a deep injustice, but it also reveals a way forward: politicians allow this to happen …

Navy used obsolete safety standards in shipyard cleanup, researchers say

Read the SF Chronicle report regarding radioactive contamination at Hunter’s Point:

According to a new report, the Navy, which is supposed to be removing radioactive contamination from the shipyard, is relying on decades-old, obsolete safety standards in order to avoid cleaning up dangerous substances — a strategy that lowers the Navy’s costs, but increases the risk that people living or working on the site will get cancer.