Aquilino: Navy will still meet operational requirements after Red Hill defueling

By Audrey Decker / July 1, 2022 at 11:26 AM
The Navy will use existing facilities, potential new facilities and afloat capabilities to store fuel after the service defuels the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Facility in Hawaii, which was permanently closed due to a petroleum leak. U.S. Indo-Pacific Command chief Adm. John Aquilino said the Navy presented a variety of options to the defense secretary to relocate the fuel -- all of which meet operational requirements. “I won't comment specifically about where that fuel will be distributed, but what I...

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