Single walled tanks at Red Hill not enough – stand for Oʻahu’s drinking water

Please submit testimony now in support of protecting O‘ahu’s water. You might have already heard, last week resolution 18-266—urging the Hawaiʻi Department of Health and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reject single walled tank upgrades at Red Hill—was heard in and passed out of the Honolulu City Council’s Committee on Public Works, Infrastructure, and Sustainability. … Read more

Editorial: Upgrade too slow for Red Hill tanks

EDITORIAL | OUR VIEW Editorial: Upgrade too slow for Red Hill tanks November 5, 2018   Updated November 4, 2018 7:42pm Briskly constructed during the World War II era, the Navy’s underground fuel storage facility in the hills above Pearl Harbor — the largest such tank farm in the Northern Hemisphere — was a state secret until … Read more

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

One Week: Red Hill Task Force Meeting

Don’t forget, the Red Hill public meeting has been rescheduled to next week on Thursday, November 1st. We encourage everyone to submit written testimony prior to the meeting. This meeting will be the only public engagement opportunity for our supporters to voice their concerns before the Navy officially releases its preferred upgrade option for the … Read more

Rulemaking to impact Red Hill tanks

The Department of Health has began their formal administrative rulemaking process to update their underground storage tank regulations, as required by the court ruling in our lawsuit against the Health Department. These newly proposed regulations are supposed to bring DOH’s treatment of underground fuel tanks — like those at Red Hill — into compliance with … Read more