Comments on the Navy’s permit application for the Red Hill tanks

Last week, the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) sent an email soliciting public comments on a draft permit application for the Navy’s Red Hill Underground Storage Tanks. These 20 massive tanks have been operating for the last 70+ years and are now required to get a permit as a result of recently adopted new Underground Storage Tanks rules. … Read more

Name in the News: Bruce Anderson

EDITORIAL| NAME IN THE NEWS By Vicki Viotti March 29, 2019 Updated March 28, 2019 6:31pm Some of the issues have changed, said Bruce Anderson, since the last time he was state Department of Health director, but the job feels about the same: working to move public health improvements forward. Anderson, 66, has a long history with DOH, heading … Read more

Navy fuel tank fixes can’t wait

EDITORIAL | OUR VIEW Editorial: Navy fuel tank fixes can’t wait September 28, 2018  |  Updated September 27, 2018 6:55pm Honolulu Board of Water Supply officials and environmentalists are rightly raising more red flags at Red Hill, the Navy’s underground fuel storage facility. This time, they’re pointing to Navy testing on one of its massive underground … Read more

Red Hill fuel tank corrosion worse than expected

Red Hill fuel tank corrosion worse than expected By Sophie Cocke   |   September 26, 2018   |   Updated September 25, 2018 11:43pm Testing by the Navy on one of its massive underground fuel tanks at Red Hill suggests that tank corrosion at the facility is more extensive than it predicted, elevating concerns among Honolulu Board of Water … Read more

Red Hill fuel tanks far more corroded than expected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Marti Townsend, Director (808) 372-1314   Red Hill fuel tanks far more corroded than expected New data does not support Navy’s proposal   Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (September 24, 2018) — Sample testing by the Navy reveals that the fuel storage tanks at Red Hill are in much worse condition than predicted, … Read more