Post Profile






Ex-SF Navy shipyard workers allege fraud in radiation cleanup

The cleanup of radioactive contamination at the Hunters Point Shipyard was marred by widespread fraud, faked soil samples, and a high-pressure culture where speed was valued over accuracy and safety, according to four former site workers. In the background, construction crews were at work redeveloping the property, where 1,200 units of housing, millions of square feet of commercial space and hundreds of acres of parks are planned.
read more

share

Related Posts


Cleanup Crews Near Fukushima Plant Dump Waste in Rivers, Newspaper Reports

News : The Lede

According to Japan's Asahi Shimbun, cleanup crews working near the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, "dumped soil and leaves contaminated with radioactive fallout into rivers."

County soil testing finds widespread contamination near former Exide plant

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Greenspace

Los Angeles County public health officials who tested the soil outside 500 homes in the area surrounding the now-closed Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon found all but eight have levels of lead that will require cleanup. The f...

Empty Radioactive Wasp Nests Bug Cleanup Workers

News : Huffington Post

YAKIMA, Wash. — If workers cleaning up the nation's most contaminated nuclear site didn't have enough to worry about, now they've got to deal with radioactive wasp nests. Mud dauber wasps built the nests, which have been largely aba...

Cleaning Uranium Contamination with Bacteria

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Ecogeek

Bacteria may be a key in containing radioactive contamination and other environmental pollutants. A naturally occurring bacteria found in soil called Geobacter has been known to be useful in contaminated soil cleanup, but the proces...

Alleged radiation cover-up at Hunters Point prompts EPA investigation

Business & Finance / Real Estate : Curbed SF

Former shipyard once site of US nuclear research Developers and planners agree that Hunters Point is the future of residential development in San Francisco. So how radioactive is it? Those with a stake in the decommissioned Naval sh...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC