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Two men walk their dog near newly developed townhomes that overlook parcel B at the Hunters Point shipyard on Wednesday,…

San Francisco has approved initial plans for the construction of more homes at the Hunters Point Shipyard, despite pending litigation over health concerns there, and reports of fraud in the ongoing toxic cleanup of the former U.S. naval base.

Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Shamann Walton earlier this year ordered an independent investigation led by a panel of experts from U.C. Berkeley and UCSF into the cleanup of the Superfund site. Navy contractor Tetra Tech is accused of botching the radiation cleanup at the shipyard following audits by the Navy and the Environmental Protection Agency made public early last year.

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