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Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility’s permanent closure is ordered

  • VIDEO COURTESY HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kody Kimoto was among a group holding signs at Pearl Harbor’s Halawa Gate on Monday after the Defense Department announced it would shut down the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Kody Kimoto was among a group holding signs at Pearl Harbor’s Halawa Gate on Monday after the Defense Department announced it would shut down the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.

  • COURTESY U.S. DEPT. OF DEFENSE
                                U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ordered Monday that the Navy’s Red Hill fuel facility be drained and permanently shut down. Above, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks toured the facility with senior naval leadership in December.

    COURTESY U.S. DEPT. OF DEFENSE

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ordered Monday that the Navy’s Red Hill fuel facility be drained and permanently shut down. Above, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks toured the facility with senior naval leadership in December.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Above, legislator Jarret Keahokalole spoke at a news conference in response to the Pentagon’s decision to drain and permanently close the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. Also present were state Sens. Glenn Wakai, left, and Donna Kim.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, legislator Jarret Keahokalole spoke at a news conference in response to the Pentagon’s decision to drain and permanently close the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. Also present were state Sens. Glenn Wakai, left, and Donna Kim.

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said that the work of defueling the tanks should be completed within 12 months. Read more

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