Federal bill approves funding to drain Red Hill fuel tanks.
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|Federal bill OK’d with funding to drain Red Hill fuel tanks
The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a short-term funding bill that includes a provision that pushes the Department of Defense to abide by a state emergency order to drain the tanks at the Navy’s underground Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility and provides $100 million in funding for the process. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now.
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