August 2022

August 17, 2022:

San Francisco Examiner Top Story:

“It’s a disgrace”: Mayor Breed dismisses civil grand jury report on hunters point shipyard

 


May 2022

May 31, 2022:

Read Bombshell San Francisco Civil Grand Jury report on sea-level rise induced groundwater rise at the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard.

Buried Problems and a Buried Process: The Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in a Time of Climate Change”

 

“Hunter’s Point could face ‘toxic soup’ of contaminants due to climate change”

Click here to read the SF Examiner article by 

 

May 17, 2022:

Read InsideEPA.com article about Greenaction demanding action from USEPA on civil rights violations by CalEPA/Department of Toxic Substances Control

EPA Plans Talks With DTSC After EJ Advocates Raise Civil Rights Concerns

 


April 2022

April 22, 2022:

“Youth-Led SF Climate March Commemorates Earth Day With Focus on Environmental, Racial Justice”

Click here to watch the video / read the article on NBC Bay Area

April 22, 2022:

“How a community-led organization is fighting for those affected by environmental racism”

ABC News Earth Day segment featuring Greenaction

 


February 2022

February 23, 2022:

“Can the California Department of Toxic Substances be Trusted to Clean Up Vulnerable Communities”

Read the news article from Capital & Main by Dan Ross

 


December 2021

December 24, 2021: 

“What Transparency? Mayor Breed not disclosing subject matter of certain meetings”

Read the San Francisco Examiner article by Jeff Elder

 

December 15, 2021: 

“The Federal Infrastructure Bill Promises Transformative Investments In Environmental Justice”

Read the article on the Center for Health Journalism website


November 2021

November 27, 2021

“In San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point Neighborhood, Advocates Have Taken Air Monitoring Into Their Own Hands”

Inside Climate News, an article by Elena Shao

 

November 21, 2021

“How San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood is battling toxic air”

Read the San Francisco Examiner article Here


October 2021

October 16, 2021

“Kings County residents report headaches, asthma inflamed by nearby compost fire”

Read the Fresno Bee newspaper article


October 8, 2021

San Francisco Examiner article:

“Bayview Air Monitoring Program Helps Residents Breathe Easier”



September 2021

September 29, 2021

“In Bayview, Air Power for the People”

Read 48Hills.org media coverage

September 7, 2021

“Climate anxiety is real. How local grief groups combat the pain”

Read the SF Examiner Article by Jessica Wolfrom

 


August 2021

 

August 27, 2021

“Greenaction Champions Cleaner Air for Bayview Hunters Point with Pollution Tracking”

(featuring Greenaction and our Bayview Hunters Point partners fighting for clean air and environmental justice)

Check out this ABC7 News segment Here

August 11, 2021

“Air Pollution Tracking Project Launches in SF Bayview”
by Noah Arroyo, Read the SF Public Press Article here

https://www.sfpublicpress.org/air-pollution-tracking-project-launches-in-sf-bayview/

Aug 4, 2021

Greenaction and Richmond Community Groups File Lawsuit against California EPA & Department of Toxic Substances Control over proposed housing development on contaminated waterfront site.”

Read media coverage and the lawsuit:

KPIX5 CBS SF Bayarea: https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2021/08/04/environmentalists-suing-over-proposed-richmond-housing-development-at-contaminated-waterfront-site/

Eastbay Times: State agencies face lawsuit over approval of Richmond housing development – East Bay Times

Read a copy of our lawsuit against DTSC and CalEPA

 


June 2021

June 19, 2021

“Toxic Battle Revived in San Francisco over Hunters Point Shipyard Superfund Site” Read San Francisco Chronicle front-page story

June 18, 2021

“What Islais Creek tells us about rising sea levels in San Francisco” Read San Francisco Examiner story


May 2021

May 14, 2021

 “Greenaction and Environmental Justice allies call for reform at California Department of Toxic Substances Control” Read the Holtville Tribune article here.

May 13, 2021

 “Beyond roads and bridges: Experts push to consider nature as essential ‘infrastructure’ | 48 hills” Read the 48 Hills article by Tom Molanphy here.


April 2021

April 28, 2021

 Earth Day 2021 in San Francisco – coverage of People’s Earth Day protest at City Hall

Read the San Francisco Bayview National Black newspaper story here.


September 2020

September 3, 2020

 “Three SF supervisors, environmental groups seek ouster of health official after Chronicle investigation” Read the San Francisco Chronicle article here.

September 2, 2020:

“The air is bad all over the city. It’s way worse in Bayview Hunters Point”.

Read the 48 Hills article here.


August 2020

August 24, 2020:

Air Pollution Worsens COVID-19, but Bay Area Emissions Limits Are Unchanged 

Read SF Public press article here

August 27, 2020:

“Bay Area air regulatory agency’s oversight, enforcement challenged in new report.”

Read San Francisco Business Times story here

    August 28, 2020:

    “Extremely unlikely that they will find anything. A helicopter scan for radioactivity at SF’s former bases had limited value. The city relied on it anyway”.

    Read the San Francisco Chronicle article here. 

    August 19, 2020

    “Bayview Hunters Point can’t breathe”. Read the SF Bay View newspaper article here.


    June 2020

    June 25, 2020

    Kettleman City COVID-19 Relief Project video. Click here to watch.

    June 23, 2020

    “Clean Harbors” to close their toxic waste landfill in farmworker community of Westmorland, California.

    Read the press release from Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice and our community partner Comite Civico del Valle. 


    May 2020

    May 12, 2020

    “Toxic Metals Found in Shipyard Neighbors but Source Still Unknown”

    Read the San Francisco Public Press Article here. 


    March 2020 

    March 9, 2020

    “Bayview Hunters Point tests its air”

    Finding sites for the Marie Harrison Air Monitoring Network puts the needs of the Bayview back in the hands of the community

    Read the 48Hills article here.


    December 2019

    December 19, 2019

    “Where the air is never spared”

    Bayview Hunters Point activists install air monitors to honor the memory of activist Marie Harrison

    Read the 48Hills article here. 

    December, 12 2019

    Bayview Hunters Point Biomonitoring Project Awarded Packard Foundation Grant

    Read the San Francisco Bayview article here. 


    September 2019

    September 19, 2019

    SF’s Treasure Island, Poised for Building Boom, Escaped Listing as Superfund Site

    Read the San Francisco Chronicle New Story here.

    September 5, 2019

    Air District Reverses Prior Support for India Basin Development Project due to ‘Unacceptable’ Air Pollution

    Read the San Francisco Bayview Newspaper Story here.

    August 2019

    August 9, 2019

    California’s largest recycling plant closes all stations statewide

    Read the Fox KTVU News Story

    July 2019

    July 11, 2019

     Equity Groups Urge CalEPA To Extend Civil Rights Pact To Meet Deadlines

    Read the InsideCalEPA News Story

    MAY 2019

    May 10, 2019

    City mourns loss of passionate Bayview community advocate Marie Harrison

    City mourns loss of passionate Bayview community advocate Marie Harrison

    Read the San Francisco Examiner news story

    Marie Harrison, Hunters Point environmental activist, dies

    Read the San Francisco Chronicle news story
    May 7, 2019

    Crusader for Environmental Justice in Bayview Dies

    Marie Harrison, 71, advocated for a proper cleanup of the Hunters Point Shipyard for years before city officials were compelled to notice.

    Read the SFWeekly news story
    May 6, 2019

    Marie Harrison, Tireless Fighter for Environmental Justice, 
    Dies at 71

    Read Mission Local news story

    APRIL 2019

    April 27, 2019

    Greenaction challenges state’s claim of no safety hazards on site next to Hunters Point Shipyard Superfund Site

    Read San Francisco Examiner news story

    MARCH 2019

    March 19, 2019

    Greenaction Issues Health & Pollution Warning for India Basin Park, San Francisco

    Read San Francisco Examiner media coverage
    March 17, 2019

    Greenaction & Bayview Hunters Point residents Protest Lennar’s Luxury Home “Open House” to vent to raise health and pollution concerns

    Read San Francisco Examiner media coverage.
    March 15, 2019

    Greenaction, Whistleblowers & Residents of Treasure Island Sound the Alarm about radioactive and toxic”cleanup”

    Read San Francisco Examiner media coverage.
    Click here to view photos
    Click here to read more about the press conference
    Other related publications: Media silent as Navy digs 1,280 radiological objects from Treasure Island” Read excellent story by investigative reporter Carol Harvey
    March 14, 2019

    Eyes wide open at the Hunters Point Shipyard

     


    JANUARY 2019

    January 9, 2019
    Suspected shipyard contractor gets huge state deal for Camp Fire cleanup

    The state agency in charge of wildfire cleanup has awarded a contract worth as much as $250 million to the company at the center of San Francisco’s Superfund scandal — an environmental engineering firm that was caught falsifying soil tests and is being sued by the U.S. Justice Department, whistle-blowers and homeowners. Click here to read more.


    September 14, 2018

    BREAKING NEWS! 

    Radioactive Object Found Near Homes at Hunters Point Shipyard Where Government Promised There Was No Radiation

    Read San Francisco Chronicle front page media coverage
    Read Greenaction Press Advisory