Update – September 4, 2019: The City has approved that KB Home workers may resume interior-only activities beginning Thursday, September 5. This interior work will occur only on the homes where the buildings are done, streets are paved, and the landscaping is complete. No digging or external dust is anticipated with this work.
Update – September 6, 2019: The City has received a Technical Memo from Golder
Associates, Inc., a consulting firm with expertise in asbestos. Golder reviewed
the methodologies used to analyze the air quality data at the construction site and compiled the health risks using this data, based on federal
guidelines. Please contact Sam Yung at the number or email listed below if you
have questions about this memo.
Update – September 13, 2019: The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) has reaffirmed KB Home’s approved Asbestos Dust Mitigation Plan (ADMP) for construction. KB Home will resume construction activities beginning on September 16, 2019. Perimeter air monitoring will continue for the duration of the construction as required. The latest results can be found on KB Home’s webpage every Wednesday by 2 PM.
A community meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18, 2019 (location to be determined). This will provide the community an opportunity to meet with BAAQMD, Ramboll (KB Home’s environmental consultant), and answer community questions related to naturally occurring asbestos.