Public meeting on Red Hill Fuel Tanks Reveals Major Concerns  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Marti Townsend, Director Email: marti.townsend@sierraclub.org Phone: (808) 372-1314 Public meeting on Red Hill Fuel Tanks Reveals Major Concerns   Navy reports reveal extensive corrosion and assumes large, sudden leak from Red Hill fuel tank would have minimal impact on Oʻahu’s groundwater Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (November 1, 2018) — The Department of … 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

Speed up work on Red Hill tanks

Editorial| Our View Speed up work on Red Hill tanks June 29, 2017 Despite a fast-approaching deadline for a defensible plan to upgrade protection of drinking water sources near its Red Hill fuel farm, the U.S. Navy has continued to drag its feet. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state Department of Health issued a … Read more