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Contamination Detected In Soil, Groundwater Near Red Hill Fuel Facility Last Year U.S. Navy/2021

Contamination Detected In Soil, Groundwater Near Red Hill Fuel Facility Last Year

Results from a groundwater monitoring well near the tanks showed levels of contamination in October and November that exceed state limits.

Hawaii Senate Bill Takes Aim At Red Hill Fuel Facility Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Senate Bill Takes Aim At Red Hill Fuel Facility

The bill is the first state legislative effort to shut down the Red Hill fuel facility since the Navy poisoned the water supply of 93,000 people.

Former Hawaii Attorney General Preparing Navy Water Contamination Lawsuit Christina Jedra/Civil Beat2022

Former Hawaii Attorney General Preparing Navy Water Contamination Lawsuit

The water contamination crisis has upended people’s lives physically, emotionally and financially.

Navy Hires Contractor To Assess Integrity Of Red Hill Fuel Facility Courtesy: State Senate/2022

Navy Hires Contractor To Assess Integrity Of Red Hill Fuel Facility

The company will conduct one of several investigations into the facility that leaked fuel into military families’ drinking water.

Navy Gives New Dates For Families Displaced By Water Crisis To Return Home Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Navy Gives New Dates For Families Displaced By Water Crisis To Return Home

The Navy continues to flush petroleum-tainted water from homes and neighborhoods, with most residents expected to be able to return starting later this month.

Lawmakers: Red Hill Fuel Leaked Into Well Through A Pipeline Navy Didn’t Know Existed Courtesy: State Senate/2022

Lawmakers: Red Hill Fuel Leaked Into Well Through A Pipeline Navy Didn’t Know Existed

Navy officials didn’t know about the pipeline until someone reviewed the facility’s schematics from 1941, lawmakers who took a tour said they were told.

 

Navy Agrees To Comply With Hawaii’s Order To Drain Red Hill Fuel Facility Screenshot: House Armed Services/2022

Navy Agrees To Comply With Hawaii’s Order To Drain Red Hill Fuel Facility

Employees at Red Hill filed complaints about safety hazards before the leaks in 2021, a Navy official said.

Maui Council Calls On Navy To Remove Red Hill Fuel Storage Tanks Courtesy: U.S. Navy

Maui Council Calls On Navy To Remove Red Hill Fuel Storage Tanks

The largely symbolic resolution lends the county’s support to the state Department of Health’s directive to suspend operations.

Marines Suspect Water Issues In Manana Were Caused By Bacteria, Not Fuel Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Marines Suspect Water Issues In Manana Were Caused By Bacteria, Not Fuel

The Marine Corps expressed confidence that Manana residents were not receiving the same fuel-laced water their neighbors on the other side of Pearl Harbor were drinking.

Hawaii Congressional Delegation: Navy Must Drain Red Hill Fuel Facility Courtesy: Case and Kahele/2021

Hawaii Congressional Delegation: Navy Must Drain Red Hill Fuel Facility

It’s a significant shift. Just a few months ago, Sen. Mazie Hirono and Rep. Ed Case were not in favor of shutting down Red Hill.