Mayor Announces $92 Million for Environmental Restoration of Hunters Point Shipyard

Mayor Announces $92 Million for Environmental Restoration of Hunters Point Shipyard Federal Funds Will Accelerate Cleanup of Toxics at Former Naval Shipyard, Create New Jobs

01/21/10 – Mayor Gavin Newsom announced today that $92 million has been secured for the cleanup of the Hunters Point Shipyard in the upcoming Fiscal Year.

Mayor Newsom, together with significant leadership from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Dianne Feinstein, has worked aggressively to get the federal government to fulfill its long-overdue obligation to adequately fund the cleanup of the shipyard. Between Fiscal Years 1991 through 2010, a total of $714.2 million has been appropriated by Congress for the United States Navy’s clean-up operations at Hunter’s Point Naval Shipyard. Read more

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