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Fair Warning: Developers cannot guarantee Treasure Island will be safe
Deceptions and lies have brought pain, suffering and death to Treasure Island and Bayview Hunters Point, with no trustworthy assurances in sight for present or future residents.
No more sacrifices
Tsukuru Fors' teen years in Hiroshima and subsequent young adulthood in San Francisco inextricably bonded him in solidarity with the Bay View Hunters Point people suffering in a parallel nuclear legacy.
Media silent as Navy digs 1,280 radiological objects from Treasure Island
At the March 2018 Treasure Island Restoration Advisory Board meeting, remediation project manager Dave Clark “recollected” that, between 2006 and 2016, the Navy unearthed 1,280 radiological objects, one for every two residents. By contrast, on Sept. 13, San Francisco Chronicle reporters announced the “startling” discovery at Hunters Point of a single “radium deck marker about the size of a silver dollar” near condos on 75-acre Parcel A, which was transferred to the city in 2004 – startling because “contamination ... was cleaned up years ago.”
Hunters Point to Treasure Island: From the frying pan into the...
Gentile, soft-spoken Sandy Agee represents a group of African-American Bayview Hunters Point residents who thought they escaped radiation and chemicals that the Navy dumped at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, turning it into one of the nation’s most radioactive EPA Superfund sites. They discovered the Navy also carpeted their refuge, Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay.