Pelosi Statement on Securing $60 Million for Hunters Point

October 22, 2018
Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after securing $60.4 million for Hunters Point re-testing and clean-up in the FY2019 Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs minibus spending bill:

“At this critical point for the Hunters Point clean-up, I am proud to have fought in the Congress to secure an additional $60.4 million in federal funding above the President’s budget for excavation, resampling and rescanning of the base – on top of the $36 million in base clean-up funding I secured for the Shipyard in the 2018 omnibus funding bill.  These funds will ensure that every area touched by Tetra Tech EC will be retested, and the health and safety of the Bayview-Hunters Point Community will be protected.

“Bayview-Hunters Point residents deserve our relentless commitment to an open, transparent clean-up that holds Tetra Tech EC accountable for its outrageous data manipulation and falsification.  We must ensure that this breach of the public trust can never again happen, and provide proper oversight to ensure that the Navy fulfills its responsibility to thoroughly clean up the Shipyard.

“In my time representing San Francisco in the U.S. Congress, it has been my honor to have secured over $1 billion for the clean-up of the Hunters Point Shipyard.  Our community deserves to know that these investments are being made in a safe, smart and transparent manner, and to have all the resources and information they need to guarantee the health and safety of themselves and their families.”