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Regulators Were Watching The Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Facility. What Went Wrong?  Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Regulators Were Watching The Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Facility. What Went Wrong? 

A monitoring agreement signed in 2015 failed to prevent a catastrophe six years later.

These Displaced Red Hill Families Are Tired Of Staying In A Waikiki Hotel Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

These Displaced Red Hill Families Are Tired Of Staying In A Waikiki Hotel

Nearly three months into a water contamination crisis, thousands of military-affiliated families have found their daily lives drastically transformed.

DOH Declares Drinking Water Safe For A Second Military Neighborhood U.S. Army/2021

DOH Declares Drinking Water Safe For A Second Military Neighborhood

Pearl City Peninsula residents can again use tap water, the state said, months after fuel leaks contaminated the Navy’s water supply.

Honolulu City Council Approves New Regulations On Red Hill Fuel Facility Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu City Council Approves New Regulations On Red Hill Fuel Facility

City, state and federal leaders are pushing to shut down the World War II-era network of tanks and pipelines.

Hirono Defends Decision Not To Back Bill That Would Shut Down Red Hill Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hirono Defends Decision Not To Back Bill That Would Shut Down Red Hill

The senator said she is counting on Hawaii’s Department of Health to take action.

First Military Families Cleared To Go Home After Drinking Water Is Deemed Safe Courtesy: Department of Health/2022

First Military Families Cleared To Go Home After Drinking Water Is Deemed Safe

Residents of a small area near the Navy’s Red Hill fuel facility may resume using their water for all purposes, effective immediately, the DOH said.

Red Hill’s Firefighting System Was Damaged Long Before Contamination Crisis U.S. Navy/2021

Red Hill’s Firefighting System Was Damaged Long Before Contamination Crisis

The system would deploy water automatically in case of a fire at the Navy’s fuel facility, but firefighting foam would have to be turned on manually, a spokeswoman said.

Hawaii’s Congressmen Hope A New Bill Will Force The Navy To Close Red Hill Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii’s Congressmen Hope A New Bill Will Force The Navy To Close Red Hill

For years, Hawaii’s congressional delegation was not in favor of decommissioning the Red Hill fuel facility. That changed when fuel hit people’s faucets.

Hawaii Lawmakers Tell Navy To Stop Playing ‘Legal Games’ With Red Hill Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Hawaii Lawmakers Tell Navy To Stop Playing ‘Legal Games’ With Red Hill

The lawmakers told the Navy secretary to “repair your damaged military assets and your damaged relationship with the state of Hawaii.”

 

Red Hill Security Cameras Were Disconnected Before Fuel Leaks, Kahele Says Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Red Hill Security Cameras Were Disconnected Before Fuel Leaks, Kahele Says

Security footage of the leaks that contaminated military families’ drinking water “doesn’t exist,” the congressman said.