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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.

Noam Chomsky, Cornel West Call For Immediate Shutdown Of Red Hill, Reparations For Victims Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Noam Chomsky, Cornel West Call For Immediate Shutdown Of Red Hill, Reparations For Victims

Left-wing activists from across the world are supporting calls to close the Navy’s troubled fuel facility.

Hawaii Health Department Affirms Order To Shut Down Red Hill Fuel Tanks U.S. Navy/2021

Hawaii Health Department Affirms Order To Shut Down Red Hill Fuel Tanks

The DOH rejected arguments by the Navy that the state lacks the power to shut down Red Hill.