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Red Hill Fuel Leak May Be Over 39,000 Gallons, KITV Reports PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Red Hill Fuel Leak May Be Over 39,000 Gallons, KITV Reports

The Navy denies a new estimate provided to KITV by a whistleblower.

Public Comment Deadline Extended for Upgrade of Red Hill Fuel Tanks Courtesy of the EPA

Public Comment Deadline Extended for Upgrade of Red Hill Fuel Tanks

You now have until July 20 to weigh in on a plan for the storage facility where dozens of leaks have occurred.

Navy Agrees to Upgrade Red Hill Fuel Storage Tanks Courtesy of the EPA

Navy Agrees to Upgrade Red Hill Fuel Storage Tanks

In January 2014, the tanks spilled 27,000 gallons of fuel, raising concerns about potential drinking water contamination.

New Fuel Contamination Detected in Red Hill Monitoring Wells PF Bentley/Civil Beat

New Fuel Contamination Detected in Red Hill Monitoring Wells

Findings suggest the plume of leaked fuel below the Navy facility has migrated in the direction of drinking water supplies.

Red Hill Task Force May Recommend Navy Double Line Fuel Tanks in 10 Years PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Red Hill Task Force May Recommend Navy Double Line Fuel Tanks in 10 Years

Navy officials say the timeframe is unrealistic. The task force may revise its draft report before submitting it to the Legislature.

DOD Says Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Tanks Pose a ‘High Potential for Fire’ PF Bentley/Civil Beat

DOD Says Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Tanks Pose a ‘High Potential for Fire’

Pentagon seeks nearly $50 million for fire-safety improvements at Halawa facility, but a Navy official in Hawaii dismisses concerns, saying the risk is “remote to none.”

Negotiations Over Navy’s Red Hill Facility Continue PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Negotiations Over Navy’s Red Hill Facility Continue

The Red Hill fuel leak — estimated at 27,000 gallons — may be closer to 40,000 gallons according to a new report…
Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Facility Could Be Partially or Completely Shut Down PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Facility Could Be Partially or Completely Shut Down

UPDATED: The site that houses 20 massive fuel tanks could face big changes if costly new environmental controls aren’t put into place.

More Pukas Found in Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Tank

More Pukas Found in Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Tank

The Red Hill fuel leak — estimated at 27,000 gallons — may be closer to 40,000 gallons according to a new report…
Navy Finds Tiny Holes in Red Hill Tank PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Navy Finds Tiny Holes in Red Hill Tank

Despite their size, the defects could be responsible for a 27,000-gallon fuel spill.