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May 19, 2014 Share
Former Contractors Claim Hunters Point Cleanup is Botched

Former Contractors Claim Hunters Point Cleanup is Botched

Radiation safety personnel who worked on the toxic cleanup of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco say the remediation is not being conducted properly. They are speaking out to the Investigative Unit after raising red... Read More

Investigations
May 19, 2014
Documents: How Trucks are Screened for Radiation at Hunters Point

Documents: How Trucks are Screened for Radiation at Hunters Point

Whistleblowers say that the Navy contractor they used to work for routinely let contaminated trucks leave Hunters Point. They provided NBC Bay Area with these documents, which show how between 2008 and 2011, TetraTech... Read More

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Mar 3, 2014 Share
Military Women: We Got Fired for Being Raped

Military Women: We Got Fired for Being Raped

Military women around the nation speak out about the retaliation they experienced after being raped--following an NBC Bay Area investigation highlighting the sexual assault and subsequent termination of a member of the... Read More

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May 15, 2014 Share
Silicon Valley Offers Tech Fix for SJC

Silicon Valley Offers Tech Fix for SJC

Congressman Eric Swalwell is calling for more security at San Jose Airport after a teenager hopped the fence to catch a flight to Hawaii and NBC Bay Area’s undercover investigation exposed other potential security Read More

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May 14, 2014 Share
Justice in SJSU 'Justice Studies' Department?

Justice in SJSU 'Justice Studies' Department?

Faculty, staff and students say the SJSU investigation into a former department head does not go far enough after administrators found no indication of financial impropriety stemming from the personal use of an... Read More

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May 12, 2014 Share
Toxic Plumes: Silicon Valley's Dark Side

Toxic Plumes: Silicon Valley's Dark Side

Silicon Valley is an economic engine with a long history of technical innovation. But there’s a dark side to that legacy in the form of hundreds of old chemical spill sites that still contain toxic chemicals. Read More

Investigations
May 12, 2014
Map: The Chemical Legacy of Silicon Valley

Map: The Chemical Legacy of Silicon Valley

Toxic chemicals left by old Silicon Valley companies in the 1980s still remain in the earth. Some of those chemicals are still slowly rising through the soil and groundwater via a process called vapor intrusion. This map shows the... Read More

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May 7, 2014 Share
SamTrans Faces 'Forensic Audit'

SamTrans Faces 'Forensic Audit'

For months, the Investigative Unit has been following the money at SamTrans, the transit district that runs Caltrain and SamTrans buses. As more insiders speak out, so does the tally of money – now topping $2.5M in... Read More

Investigations
May 5, 2014 Share
Bypassing Airport Security: Too Easy at SJC?

Bypassing Airport Security: Too Easy at SJC?

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit found that a single swipe of a badge allows a variety of airport workers to bypass all security through doors off a sidewalk, allowing access to the terminal in a matter of seconds. Read More

Investigations
May 1, 2014 Share
Clipper Card Commuters Question Validity of Citations

Clipper Card Commuters Question Validity of Citations

The number of tickets issued by SFMTA for fare evasion has risen every year since Clipper cards were first allowed on Muni trains and buses. We investigate what’s behind the sudden spike and why 99% of the tickets are upheld... Read More

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