|From:||Lenny Siegel <LSiegel@cpeo.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 11 Sep 2012 11:13:25 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE, RADIATION: "SF wants state to conduct new study of Treasure Island cleanup"|
SF wants state to conduct new study of Treasure Island cleanupCity officials say they've received complaints about potentially mishandled radioactive material
By Matt Smith and Katharine Mieszkowski Bay Citizen (CA) September 11, 2012San Francisco will ask the state to conduct its own investigation of the cleanup of radioactive waste on Treasure Island, after receiving complaints that contractors hired by the U.S. Navy might have mishandled contaminated material.
"We would like (state officials) to go out and conduct independent scans," Michael Tymoff, project director for the city's Treasure Island Development Authority, said in an interview.
Tymoff said his office is preparing a formal request for the California Department of Public Health to conduct a new study, and he will provide more details to the Board of Supervisors during a hearing today.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.baycitizen.org/development/story/sf-wants-health-officials- double-check/
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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