Choose a pollutant found in the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard and describe it's impact on the environment, on human health, and possible ways to clean up the waste. Then create a piece about increasing public outreach about the contaminants or building more health facilities, or letting the youth know about this issue. This could be a poster, a PSA, a community fact sheet, etc.
Chemical Pollutants Present in the Hunter's Point Naval Yard
Each of these pollutants is linked to information provided on the EPA website:
- Radium 226
- Cesium 137
- Strontium 90
- Vinyl Chloride
- Carbon Tetrachloride
Information about the history of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard and the community cleanup efforts can be found here at the EPA site.