Navy Rejects Data Showing Hunters Point Strontium-90 Hot Spots as ‘Skewed’ (NBC Bay Area)

“A Navy official recently told the community that it considers recent retesting data reflecting elevated levels of the radioactive isotope Strontium-90 on the development site of the old Hunters Point shipyard to be unreliable and ‘skewed.'”

“But an EPA official involved in overseeing the cleanup of the contaminated site, warned the Navy against dismissing the data already analyzed at that time. He warned in an email last October to top Navy officials — obtained by NBC Bay Area — that the data was accurate and suggesting otherwise without proof ‘reads as if the Navy is suppressing data results it doesn’t like in regards to Strontium-90 data.'”

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