Advancing environmental public health through implementation of a Biomonitoring Program at the Hunters Point Shipyard, a federal Superfund site

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Hunters Point Shipyard, one of the nation’s most contaminated Superfund sites by Ahimsa Porter Sumchai, MD Sen. Deborah Ortiz, D-Sacramento “Biomonitoring is the next logical, critical step for us to take in addressing threats to public health.” – Sen. Deborah Ortiz, D-Sacramento, author of SB 680, The Healthy California Biomonitoring Program Modern scientists can detect toxic chemicals in human tissue and body fluids using the new science of biomonitoring. In 2002, a study called “The Body Burden” found dangerously high levels of toxic chemicals in body fluids of volunteers....

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