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Fire code violation contributed to Red Hill fuel leak, report finds

COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
                                In November a Red Hill worker inadvertently crashed a passenger cart of a train into a fire suppression line, cracking a PVC valve, which resulted in a fuel leak and water contamination. Military officials toured the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility in December.
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COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

In November a Red Hill worker inadvertently crashed a passenger cart of a train into a fire suppression line, cracking a PVC valve, which resulted in a fuel leak and water contamination. Military officials toured the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility in December.

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                                Hawaii Sierra Club Director Wayne Tanaka discussed Red Hill during a press conference in front of the Board of Water Supply on Nov. 24.
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Hawaii Sierra Club Director Wayne Tanaka discussed Red Hill during a press conference in front of the Board of Water Supply on Nov. 24.

COURTESY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
                                In November a Red Hill worker inadvertently crashed a passenger cart of a train into a fire suppression line, cracking a PVC valve, which resulted in a fuel leak and water contamination. Military officials toured the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility in December.
GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii Sierra Club Director Wayne Tanaka discussed Red Hill during a press conference in front of the Board of Water Supply on Nov. 24.