Suit Demands Navy Release Records of Treasure Island Cleanup

From: San Francisco Chronicle

“The 400-acre island — a contaminated former naval base — is already home to 1,800 people. Two years ago, the city broke ground on a massive real estate effort that aims to fill the island with 24,000 residents by 2035. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in Washington, D.C., seeks records on cleanup projects at Treasure Island. PEER, a watchdog group that acts on tips from government workers, says in its complaint that the group submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to the Navy on Nov. 1, but the Navy hasn’t released any documents or a time frame for when they may be provided.”

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