VIDEO: Pentagon announces permanent closure of leaking Red Hill fuel tank facility
By Associated Press and Sophie Cocke
March 7, 2022
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VIDEO BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Pentagon press secretary John F. Kirby held a press briefing to discuss the permanent shut down of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.
VIDEO COURTESY HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST 1ST CLASS LUKE MCCALL/U.S. NAVY VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS
Rear Adm. John Korka, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC), and Chief of Civil Engineers, led Navy and civilian water quality recovery experts through the tunnels of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Dec. 23, near Pearl Harbor. The Defense Department will permanently shut down the Navy’s massive fuel tank facility in Hawaii that leaked petroleum into Pearl Harbor’s tap water, and will remove all the fuel, The Associated Press has learned.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.