Remembering Marie Harrison on the Anniversary of her “Very Last Breath!”

Demolition of a polluting power plant and halting residential development on a Superfund site are but two of the miraculous testaments to the life of “Saint Marie of Hunters Point.”
Southeast San Francisco Circa 2006. In addition to the PG&E Power Plant that exploded in 2000 and discharged billowing stacks of toxic air contaminants, Bayview Hunters Point sites a federal Superfund site, a sewerage treatment plant, toxic waste sites and polluting industries and is burdened by excess construction dust and airborne emissions from highways and major freeways.
Huntersview Mother’s Committee “Showdown” at the PG&E Power Plant

PG&E Hunters Point Power Plant circa 2007…Now you see it!

A San Francisco Health Department study conducted in 2000 found residents of Bayview Hunters Point twice as likely to be hospitalized with asthma as San Francisco residents overall. Bayview Hunters Point and Potrero Hill were found to have the highest concentrations of air pollution emissions in the city according to the EPA. Photo: Chris Carlsson

PG&E Hunters Point Power Plant circa 2008…Now you don’t!

Former site of the PG&E Hunters Point Power Plant. A study funded by the San Francisco Foundation identified emissions from the plant included the cities highest levels of nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, dangerous chemicals and volatile organic compounds. — photo Chris Carlsson
Pulmonary fibrosis is a form of interstitial lung disease in which lung tissue becomes stiff and damaged by scars and cannot perform the work of transporting oxygen to the bloodstream and body.
Dalila Adofo — Greenaction Organizer Marie Harrison Bayview Air Monitoring Network
“We have the right to live, work, play and worship on land that is clean.” To the very last breath: Marie Harrison’s epic stand to save Bayview Hunters Point. Ahimsa Porter Sumchai, MD
Saint Joan the Maid

Medical Director - Golden State MD Health & Wellness. UCSF/Stanford Author & Researcher. PI HP Biomonitoring. Certified Clinical Nutritionist. PoliticoMD!

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