May 17, 2023:
“California Bans Sale of New Diesel Trucks by 2036“
Click here to read the article by Prism featuring Greenaction
April 7, 2023:
“Fresh concerns raised about the cleanup of Hunters Point Shipyard”
Click here to read the article by the San Francisco Examiner
March 24, 2023:
SF Bayview air quality fears halt Recology concrete crushing
San Francisco News | sfexaminer.com Click here to read the article
March 21, 2023:
February 17, 2023:
DTSC Issues Guidance For Considering Sea-Level Rise In Site Cleanups
January 25, 2023:
Out of State, Out of Mind – by Robert Lewis
December 8, 2022:
San Francisco Examiner front page story featuring Greenaction’s Kamillah Ealom:
“How Company Key to Climate Change Fight Harms SF Residents”
December 5, 2022:
“The Elusive Quest for Environmental Justice at Hunters Point“
Read news story in Earth Island Journal
October 6, 2022:
“Hunters Point Superfund Site May Not Get Full Cleanup”
Read The New Ledge article here
September 30, 2022:
Read San Francisco Examiner story:
“Hunters Point Shipyard Toxic Bowl of Soup Cleanup May Finally Be in Sight”
Read San Francisco Bay View Newspaper story:
“Board of Supervisors supporting Community demands for full cleanup of Shipyard”
August 17, 2022:
San Francisco Examiner Top Story:
“It’s a disgrace”: Mayor Breed dismisses civil grand jury report on hunters point shipyard
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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 19, 2021
“Toxic Battle Revived in San Francisco over Hunters Point Shipyard Superfund Site” Read San Francisco Chronicle front-page story
“What Islais Creek tells us about rising sea levels in San Francisco” Read San Francisco Examiner story
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 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 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 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 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 12, 2020
“Toxic Metals Found in Shipyard Neighbors but Source Still Unknown”
Read the San Francisco Public Press Article here.
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 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 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 9, 2019
California’s largest recycling plant closes all stations statewide
Read the Fox KTVU News Story
July 11, 2019
Equity Groups Urge CalEPA To Extend Civil Rights Pact To Meet Deadlines
Read the InsideCalEPA News Story
May 10, 2019
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 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 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
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.