(Docket No. 18-CA-PA-04)
The Department of Health, State of Hawaii, is notifying all interested persons of the proposed settlement between the Department of Health and Kauai Island Utility Cooperative. The Department of Health has issued a Notice and Finding of Violation and Order, in Docket No. 14-CA-EO-09, alleging that Kauai Island Utility Cooperative violated state air pollution laws, HRS §342B-11, HAR §11-60.1-2, and Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0452-01-C for exceeding the maximum emissions limit for ammonia. The ammonia emissions averaged 3.16 lbs/hr and 10 ppmvd @ 15% O2, over a rolling three-hour (3-hour) period.
A Consent Order has been drafted that proposes to settle this case. Interested persons may submit written comments on this proposed settlement to the Department of Health within 30 days of this notice. Comments should be sent to Ms. Marianne Rossio, P.E., Manager, Clean Air Branch, Department of Health, P.O. Box 3378, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96801-3378. The proposed Consent Order and the Notice and Finding of Violation and Order may be reviewed at the Clean Air Branch in Pearl City, Oahu, 2827 Waimano Home Road, Hale Ola, Room 130, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782, at the Clean Air Branch on Kauai, Kauai District Health Office, 3040 Umi Street, Lihue, Hawaii 96766, or online at http://health.hawaii.gov/cab/. For additional information, contact Mr. Timothy Carvalho of the Clean Air Branch in Honolulu at (808) 586-4200.