Whistle blower and activist, Chris Carpenter sadly passed on March 6, 2016, after enduring a painful, rare cancer contracted from living and working in the Hunters Point Community.  Chris  was just doing his job working on former shipyard Parcel A that fateful day in 2006 when he and fellow workers were sent home following a work shutdown due to dangerous concentrations of asbestos detected in dust generated by the grading of the Hunters Point hillside.

Carpenter could have just gone home – like dozens of other workers – but instead he notified Minister Christopher Muhammad of Muhammad University of Islam (MUI) when he saw children playing outdoors adjacent to the worksite.

Read entire article here, by Dr Sumchai Death and Courage at the Hunters Point Shipyard