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Families sue US over jet fuel leak that contaminated Oahu water

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Four military families are suing the U.S. government, alleging the military's negligence caused the release of fuel that contaminated their drinking water and sickened their families in Hawaii. This is the first federal lawsuit filed against the government in conjunction with the water crisis, which affected about 100,000 people. The lawsuit alleges negligence, nuisance, medical negligence, failure to treat, delayed care and infliction of emotional distress.
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Hawaii families sue US over tainted drinking water from jet fuel at Navy's Red Hill facility

More than a year after a jet fuel leak at Red Hill contaminated water in Oahu, four families have filed the first federal lawsuit against the U.S.

5 months ago·United States
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4 families sue US over Navy fuel-tainted Hawaii tap water

The U.S. Navy “harbored toxic secrets” when jet fuel contaminated drinking water for 93,000 military members and civilians in Hawaii, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday from four families who say they're still suffering from seizures, gastrointestinal disorders and neurological issues.

5 months ago·United States
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Hawaii residents call on Navy to address jet fuel water contamination

Protestors are calling on the Navy to address water contamination concerns in Hawaii Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility following jet fuel leak.

5 months ago·United States
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4 families say they're still suffering seizures, sue over Navy fuel-tainted Hawaii tap water

Four families have filed a lawsuit, saying the Navy "harbored toxic secrets" when jet fuel contaminated drinking water for 93,000 military members and civilians in Hawaii.

5 months ago·New York, United States
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Families sue US over jet fuel leak that contaminated Oahu water

Four families filed a federal lawsuit against the Navy on Wednesday over the jet fuel leaks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility in Hawaii last year that contaminated a water supply in Oahu. …

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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4 families sue US over Navy fuel-tainted Hawaii tap water - Local News 8

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER Associated PressHONOLULU (AP) — Four families have filed a lawsuit against the United States, saying the Navy “harbored toxic secrets” when jet fuel contaminated drinking water for 93,000 military members and civilians in Hawaii. The lawsuit says they continue to suffer maladies such as seizures, gastrointestinal disorders and neurological issues. They are the first of what’s expected to be hundreds of additional claim…

5 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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