18 Sept 2015,
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) –
For decades, leaks from Pearl Harbor’s fuel tanks and other sources have been collecting beneath the ground near the naval base’s Halawa gate.
Hawaii News Now has obtained records issued by the Navy that indicate that the subsurface oil plume there now contains more than 5 million gallons of fuel.
That’s roughly half the volume of Alaska’s Exxon Valdez spill in 1989 and nearly 200 times the size of last year’s leak at the Navy’s Red Hill underground fuel facility.
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