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Navy to test soil for radiation where housing was built at San Francisco Shipyard

Roland Li
American City Business Journals
Navy to test soil for radiation where housing was built at San Francisco Shipyard

The U.S. Navy agreed on Friday to have a San Francisco Hunters Point Shipyard site where hundreds of new townhomes have been built re-tested, amid fears of radiation and alleged faked soil tests in the area. The California Department of Public Health will oversee the testing of Parcel A, where builder Lennar (NYSE: LEN) has sold 269 townhomes and is building more. Independent contractor Battelle will oversee the retesting of the 40-acre site, Parcel G, and Dallas-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) will perform surveying work under a proposal from the Navy.