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Diesel found in Army water

A monitoring well at Tripler hospital contains high levels of fuel, the City Council is informed

By Gordon Y.K. Pang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 22, 2014

~~<p>The preliminary finding of high levels of diesel at a monitoring well at Tripler Army Medical Center is prompting new alarms from state and city officials.</p>
<p>State Deputy Health Director Gary Gill told members of the City Council Public Works and Sustainability Committee Wednesday that he was informed by the Navy last week about the new petroleum contaminant. The preliminary findings showed 790 and 660 micrograms per liter, which are above the Health Department's &quot;environmental action level&quot; of 100 micrograms per liter.</p>
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The preliminary finding of high levels of diesel at a monitoring well at Tripler Army Medical Center is prompting new alarms from state and city officials.

State Deputy Health Director Gary Gill told members of the City Council Public Works and Sustainability Committee Wednesday that he was informed by the Navy last week about the new petroleum contaminant. The preliminary findings showed 790 and 660 micrograms per liter, which are above the Health Department's "environmental action level" of 100 micrograms per liter. Login for more...



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