EPA Administrator Addresses Red Hill, Hawai‘i Cesspools, Water Protection

The new Environmental Protection Agency Region IX Administrator, Mike Stoker, met with US Representative Tulsi Gabbard on Tuesday to discuss key concerns and environmental threats to Hawaiʻi’s people. Topics discussed included: Environmental concerns of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage facility, and the need to eliminate the threat of any future spills or contamination to Hawaiʻi’s largest drinking water aquifer and the status of cesspool conversion in Hawaiʻi and the fact that Hawai‘i has more cesspools than any other state—half of which are located in areas that require urgent action.

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Source: Maui Now

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