|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:19:01 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Hawai'i "wants U.S. Navy to move its Red Hill fuel tanks"|
Worried about 'catastrophic’ spill, state wants U.S. Navy to move its Red Hill fuel tanks By Mahealani Richardson Hawaii News Now April 11, 2019 HONOLULU - Worried about the potential for a devastating drinking water contamination, the Hawaii State Department of Health is asking the U.S. Navy to move the fuel tanks it has stored beneath Red Hill. “I worry about an earthquake or something that would lead to a catastrophic spill,” said Bruce Anderson, director of the state Department of Health. A huge spill, Anderson warned Thursday, would contaminate the aquifers below. The Navy still has 20 underground tanks at Red Hill, containing 20 million gallons of fuel each ― and Anderson doubts the government could clean up quickly enough after such a disaster. “The long term risks are significant, and we want to see those tanks moved eventually,” he said. … For the entire article, see http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2019/04/12/state-wants-us-navy-move-its-red-hill-fuel-tanks/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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