Hawaii congressmen back bill to shut down Navy fuel tanks

  • People wave signs in front of the Hawaii state Capitol during a rally calling for the closure of the Navy’s Red Hill underground fuel storage facility near Pearl Harbor, Friday, Feb. 11, 2022 in Honolulu. Hawaii’s U.S. Reps Ed Case and Kaiali’i Kahele said they have introduced legislation to permanently shut down the facility. Late last year jet fuel leaked into drinking water and showed up in military family homes. Many families became ill or developed rashes after bathing in and drinking the water. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s U.S. Reps Ed Case and Kaiali‘i Kahele said Friday they have introduced legislation to permanently shut down the U.S. Navy’s fuel storage facility near Pearl Harbor.