HONOLULU (KHON2) — Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) toured the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility on Tuesday, April 12.

This was a part of a Congressional delegation that included Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jack Reed (D-RI).

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They got an update on the Department of Defense’s plans to close Red Hill.

Hirono is also on the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Earlier this year, she helped secure $100 million for Red Hill defueling in a bill that was signed into law.

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Hirono previously saw the Red Hill facility and met business owners at the NEX Food Court who have been impacted by the Navy’s contaminated water system in February this year.