Navy Shares Alameda Point Environmental Update – Tonight

The Alameda Reuse and Redevelopment Authority is meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Avenue, to discuss the clean-up efforts at Alameda Point.

Derek Robinson of the Navy’s Base Realignment and Closure office will speak at the gathering about its activities on the Island.

According to the Navy, which has posted lots of information on the BRAC website, 40 percent of the former Naval Air Station has been tranferred or is ready for transferred to the city.

About 35 percent of the NAS is actively being cleaned and 25 percent is under investigation for future clean-up.   

Contacts for information about the effort are: Derek Robinson at 619-532-0951 or derek.j.robinson1@navy.mil, Anna- Marie Cook of the EPA at cook.anna-marie@epa.gov, and Jim Fyfe of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control at jfyfe@dtsc.ca.gov.  (The Cal DTSC contracts with Terradex for the clean-up).

Janet Levaux