The brush-choked biomedical nuclear and chemical dump remains the same. The gravestones remain untouched. Soccer players practice on Brentwood School’s lower field where a 2006 VA-funded report says tests high in radiation.

“The average readings for the East Arroyo, West Arroyo, and the Brentwood School lower soccer fields were notably above the Control areas,” according to Pleasant Hill-based Millennium Consulting, the Phase One testing contractor. “Based upon the historical documentation, physical evidence, anomalies in the ‘Walkover’ scan data for the Arroyo(s) and strong concern by members of the community, Millennium is recommending that additional surface and subsurface investigation and sampling be performed in these areas.”

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