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The Conversation: Red Hill toxic foam leak update; Recalling past Maunaloa eruptions

AFFF Recovery Effort at Red Hill
Petty Officer 3rd Class Chris Th/Commander Navy Region Hawaii
Photo of the temporary staging area for aqueous film-forming foam recovery at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Thomas)
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Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at
Savannah Harriman-Pote is the energy and climate change reporter.
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