Leaks at Red Hill Tanks Concern Lawmakers, Health Department, Water Commission

posted in: 2015, March 2015 | 0

At the request of the state Department of Health (DOH), the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and various U.S. military agencies, two state Senate committees last month deferred a bill that would have effectively forced the Navy to completely double-line or cathodically protect its active Red Hill fuel storage tanks within ten years.

Sen. Mike Gabbard introduced the bill, SB 1168, which mirrors many of the concepts proposed in rules being drafted by the EPA for field-constructed underground storage tanks (USTs).

The bill’s preamble notes that the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, which includes 20 . . .

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