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Response or Comment

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ELJC’s Dec. 13, 2019 letter commented on EPA’s November 15 letter to the Navy regarding the Navy's draft evaluation of radiological soil remediation goals at HPNS. This is EPA’s response to the four concerns identified in that letter: consideration of the risk posed by homegrown produce; lack of health based support for remediation goal for radium-226; retesting’s use of methods to adequately detect pollution; and, the Navy’s repeated unfounded statements to the public that the remediation goals are protective.