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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

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Wednesday, 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

Monday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Friday, Jul 6, 2018
Critics Denounce Plan to Test for Radiation at Hunters Point

Critics Denounce Plan to Test for Radiation at Hunters Point

The California Department of Public Health released a plan Thursday to perform radiation scans on a part of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard where people are already living in new condos. Read More

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018
More Join Hunters Point Cleanup Lawsuit

More Join Hunters Point Cleanup Lawsuit

More than 2,000 plaintiffs are now suing Tetra Tech, the Navy contractor accused of faking the radiation cleanup at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco. The company says the allegations have been drummed up by a whistleblower. The company stands by its work at the shipyard.

Friday, Jun 15, 2018
Navy Releases Plan to Retest Hunters Point for Radiation

Navy Releases Plan to Retest Hunters Point for Radiation

The Navy released the first of its work plans on Friday to retest the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard for radiation after it found workers from Tetra Tech, the contractor it hired to identify and remediate contamination, likely... Read More

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
More Radiation Data Falsification Found at Hunters Point

More Radiation Data Falsification Found at Hunters Point

The U.S. Navy has uncovered further data falsification at the Hunters Point Shipyard, this time regarding radiation surveys conducted on 28 buildings at the site, according to a federal report uncovered by the Washington, DC-based... Read More

Monday, May 14, 2018
Tetra Tech Official Ousted From Hunters Point Hearing

Tetra Tech Official Ousted From Hunters Point Hearing

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday on the radiation cleanup scandal at the Hunters Point Shipyard. Representatives from the U.S. Navy, Environmental Protection Agency and a state... Read More

About This Series

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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