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EPA Escapes Lawsuit Over Bay-Area Shipyard Cleanup Redo (1)

Sept. 22, 2022, 7:42 PMUpdated: Sept. 28, 2022, 8:56 PM

Tetra Tech EC Inc. once again lost its bid to get the EPA and Navy’s plan to redo more than a decade of cleanup at a former San Francisco shipyard tossed.

The environmental engineering and contracting firm, which alleged that the rework would cost it about $86 million more than the work it believes is necessary, didn’t have standing to bring the suit, a federal judge ruled.

Tetra Tech EC Inc. sued the Environmental Protection Agency in 2020, alleging that the agency “arbitrarily decided” in 2016 that more than a decade of investigation and cleanup of radionuclides at a particular ...