The Navy is pleased to provide updated information on the cleanup program at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard (HPNS). This email update provides information on program outreach and cleanup activities, offers subscription information for individuals not yet registered for these HPNS email updates, and provides technical information to easily access the Navy’s web pages for HPNS. For specific questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Topics discussed in this edition
▪ August HPNS Bus Tour Information and Registration Link
▪ HPNS Progress Update – Second Quarter 2017
▪ Parcel E-2 Air Monitoring Fact Sheet
▪ Community Technical Advisor Update
▪ Navy Website Security Certificate Download Instructions and Link
Quarterly Progress Update Available
The Navy has prepared an update for HPNS which describes cleanup achievements, activities and documents for April through June 2017, as well as upcoming program information for July through September 2017. Click here to view and download the HPNS Progress Update – Second Quarter 2017.
In addition to the current progress update, you may find other historical Navy documents on the cleanup at HPNS on the Navy’s website at www.bracpmo.navy.mil. You may also search documents related to the Navy’s cleanup through the online Administrative Record for HPNS.
Parcel E-2 Air Monitoring Fact Sheet
The Navy has prepared an informational fact sheet on the air monitoring underway at HPNS Parcel E-2. To date, independent sampling conducted by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), a regulatory agency overseeing the cleanup at HPNS, has confirmed the effectiveness of the Navy’s dust control measures at HPNS. You may read the fact sheet below or click here to download it from the Navy’s website.
Community Technical Advisor Available for Radiological Health and Safety Questions
On Saturday morning, June 10, 2017 and Monday morning, June 12, 2017 several community members met with Dr. Kathryn Higley, a nationally respected expert in radiological health and safety from Oregon State University. These small, informal group discussions made it possible for participants to get more information on radiological health and safety and have their questions answered.
Availability During August Bus Tours
Dr. Higley plans to attend the upcoming bus tours of the Navy’s cleanup sites at HPNS the morning of August 5, 2017. She will be available to answer community member questions before and after each tour, including availability for questions from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at The Storehouse, which is located just outside of the HPNS main gate (see map below). Click here to reserve a seat on one of the August 5th bus tours.
Additional Availability in August
Dr. Higley will be available to meet with community members on Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Monday, August 7, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please bring your questions on radiological health and safety to her at The Storehouse (see map below).
Contact Information for Dr. Higley
If you are unable to visit with Dr. Higley in person, she is available for questions from the greater Hunters Point community. She may be reached by phone at (541) 737-7063 or by email at Kathryn.Higley@oregonstate.edu
Navy Website Security Certificate Download Procedures