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State: No Radiation in Key Part of Hunter's Point Shipyard
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State: No Radiation in Key Part of Hunter's Point Shipyard

A report released Wednesday by the California Department of Public Health has declared a key part of the Hunter’s Point Shipyard “free from any radiological health and safety hazards” after a controversial cleanup. Read More

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Jan 15, 2019
Tetra Tech Made False Claims in Radiation Cleanup: DOJ Suit

Tetra Tech Made False Claims in Radiation Cleanup: DOJ Suit

The U.S. Justice Department sued Tetra Tech EC Inc. Monday, accusing the engineering company of submitting false billing claims to the U.S. Navy that were based on falsified soil and building test data in its cleanup of radiation... Read More

Oct 30, 2018
Navy's Shipyard Radiation Cleanup Standards Outdated: Report

Navy's Shipyard Radiation Cleanup Standards Outdated: Report

A new report released Tuesday by a nuclear policy expert concluded the public’s health is at risk because the Navy is using radiation cleanup standards at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard that are weaker than required by law. Read More

Oct 25, 2018
Federal Government Joins Lawsuits Over Hunters Point Cleanup

Federal Government Joins Lawsuits Over Hunters Point Cleanup

New court documents unsealed late Thursday show the United States government has joined three lawsuits against Tetra Tech, the company hired to clean up radiation at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco. Read More

Oct 15, 2018
Hunters Point Contamination, Cleanup and Development

Hunters Point Contamination, Cleanup and Development

Once home to the US Navy's largest applied nuclear testing lab, Hunters Point inches toward a radical transformation. But radioactive contamination, falsified data and a $27 billion class-action lawsuit loom. Read More

Oct 3, 2018
Navy Unveils Details of Plan to Retest Part of Hunters Point

Navy Unveils Details of Plan to Retest Part of Hunters Point

The Navy just released details of its plan to retest the Hunters Point Shipyard for radiation. The Navy found its cleanup contractor, Tetra Tech, manipulated radiation data. The Navy has to redo the work, and on Wednesday... Read More

Sep 13, 2018
Deck Marker Containing Radium Found at Hunters Point

Deck Marker Containing Radium Found at Hunters Point

A deck marker containing radium was found by state inspectors at the Hunters Point shipyard in San Francisco, NBC Bay Area has learned. Read More

Jul 30, 2018
Pelosi Calls for Investigation in Hunters Point Cleanup

Pelosi Calls for Investigation in Hunters Point Cleanup

One of the most powerful people in Washington is entering the Hunters Point Shipyard scandal. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi is calling on the federal government to do a better job of regulating the radiation cleanup.

Jul 27, 2018
Angry Hunters Point Residents Demand Meeting With New Mayor

Angry Hunters Point Residents Demand Meeting With New Mayor

Angry residents at San Francisco's Hunters Point on Thursday demanded to meet with new Mayor London Breed.

Jul 16, 2018
Radiation 'Re-Testing' Concerns New Hunters Point Residents

Radiation 'Re-Testing' Concerns New Hunters Point Residents

It's been a bumpy path to development at Hunter's Point shipyard in San Francisco, where an NBC Bay Area investigation cracked open a shocking revelation: "Tetra Tech" had falsified soil tests at the former nuclear site. The scandal stopped the housing project in its tracks and has prompted a "re-testing" in the coming months. But on Monday, people who live in brand new homes and apartments right next door want to know about their safety. Sam Brock reports.

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The Hunters Point Naval Shipyard is San Francisco’s most infamous superfund site. NBC Bay Area’s series of investigations uncovered that the contractor hired by the federal government to get rid of radiation – cheated on the cleanup instead. The revelations have left regulators wondering if the land is safe, and have stalled the development of parks, offices and thousands of homes.

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