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Navy Suspends Use of Military Tank Farm Above Hawaii Aquifer

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy announced Monday that it has suspended use of World War II-era fuel tank farm above a Hawaii aquifer that supplies nearly 20% of Honolulu’s drinking water. Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro made the announcement …

Lessons Learned After a Large Pipeline Failure in Canada: Viewpoint

Twelve years ago an oil field gathering system in Northern British Columbia suffered a major pipeline failure leading to significant losses. The oil field owner was ISH Energy Ltd. that had contracted with an oil field service company, Weber Contract …

Alaska City Declares High-Rise Unfit for Occupancy

An Alaska high-rise building has been declared dangerous and unfit for human occupancy. The city of Fairbanks has sent a letter to the owner of the Polaris Building to begin repairs by March or start tearing it down. The former …

VW Recalls 168,000 Cars for Fuel Leaks

Volkswagen is recalling more than 168,000 cars with diesel engines in the U.S. because a defect in the fuel injectors that could cause fires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says on its website that the recall affects some 2010 …