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Tell public about fuel leak repairs


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 11, 2014

~~<p>Multiple fuel leaks over the decades have occurred in giant Navy tank facilities that are underground. Much more information about this system belongs up here at the surface of the civilian world, where the broader environmental impacts of the leaks must be discussed more openly.</p>
<p>The problem centers on the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility near Pearl Harbor, and near a freshwater well that is used as a Pearl Harbor drinking water supply. The most recent spillage, reportedly up to 27,000 gallons of JP-8 aviation fuel, was announced in January, but this World War II-era facility has a long record.</p>
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Multiple fuel leaks over the decades have occurred in giant Navy tank facilities that are underground. Much more information about this system belongs up here at the surface of the civilian world, where the broader environmental impacts of the leaks must be discussed more openly.

The problem centers on the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility near Pearl Harbor, and near a freshwater well that is used as a Pearl Harbor drinking water supply. The most recent spillage, reportedly up to 27,000 gallons of JP-8 aviation fuel, was announced in January, but this World War II-era facility has a long record. Login for more...



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