EPA to eye Oahu fuel tank operations after water tainted

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan, left, discusses the contamination of Pearl Harbor's water system by the Navy's Red Hill fuel tank facility as EPA Regional Administrator Martha Guzman, right, listens at a news conference in Honolulu, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

HONOLULU — The top official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday an upcoming inspection of a Navy fuel tank facility that leaked petroleum into Pearl Harbor’s tap water will look at whether the tank farm was properly operated.