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Human error, not aging Red Hill tanks, caused May fuel spill, Navy says

  • U.S. NAVY PHOTO / 2019
                                Pictured at top is a tunnel inside of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.

    U.S. NAVY PHOTO / 2019

    Pictured at top is a tunnel inside of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.

  • U.S. NAVY PHOTO / 2019
                                Pictured is the entrance to one of the large underground tanks.

    U.S. NAVY PHOTO / 2019

    Pictured is the entrance to one of the large underground tanks.

  • U.S. NAVY PHOTO / 2019
                                Lt. Cmdr. Blake Whittle, Naval Supply Systems Command’s Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor fuel department director, briefs others during a Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility tour.

    U.S. NAVY PHOTO / 2019

    Lt. Cmdr. Blake Whittle, Naval Supply Systems Command’s Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor fuel department director, briefs others during a Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility tour.

The release, of what the Navy now estimates was 1,618 gallons of jet fuel, became a flashpoint in an increasingly contentious battle over the future of the World War II-era facility. Read more

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