Hawaii Congressional delegation says Navy must comply with order to defuel Red Hill Fuel tanks.
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Congressional delegation: Navy must comply with order to defuel Red Hill tanks
Hawaiʻi’s congressional delegation says the Navy must now comply with the state Health Department’s order to drain its Red Hill underground fuel storage tanks. The state on Monday upheld the order following a contested case hearing.
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CDC investigators to conduct survey of civilians impacted by Navy water crisis
Investigators with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry will survey civilians impacted by the Navy water crisis to better understand its effects and decide on next steps. The roughly 20-minute survey will ask about health impacts from the contaminated water, and whether medical care was needed.
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