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Pacific Fleet brass launches probe into Red Hill spills

  • U.S. NAVY PHOTO/RELEASED
                                A tunnel inside of the Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility.

    U.S. NAVY PHOTO/RELEASED

    A tunnel inside of the Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility.

The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet has ordered an investigation into two recent fuel spills related to the Navy’s Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, focusing on causes and whether the two incidents are connected. The probe comes as the Navy finds itself increasingly scrutinized on its handling of fuel leaks at the site and the safety of nearby water sources. Read more

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