REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON DRAFT AIR PERMIT
REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
(Docket No. 19-CA-PA-09)
Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), Chapter 342B-13 and Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Chapter 11-60.1, the Department of Health, State of Hawaii (DOH), is requesting public comments on the following DRAFT PERMIT presently under review for:
Temporary Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0635-02-CT
Renewal and Minor Modification Application Nos. 0635-03 and 0635-04
Mahukona Ranch, LLC
460 TPH Crushing and 300 TPH Screening Plant
Located At: Various Temporary Sites, State of Hawaii
Initial Location: 57-1809 Kohala Mountain Road, Hawi, Hawaii
The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:
The issuance of Temporary CSP No. 0635-02-CT would grant conditional approval to Mahukona Ranch, LLC to continue to operate a 460 ton per hour (TPH) Crusher and allow the addition of a 300 TPH screen. This facility is subject to 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 60, Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources, Subpart A, General Provisions and 40 CFR Part 60, Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources, Subpart OOO, Standards of Performance for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Plants. This permit, if issued, will supersede Temporary CSP No. 0635-02-CT, issued on February 13, 2007, in its entirety.
The ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD, consisting of the APPLICATION and non-confidential supporting material from the applicant, the permit review summary, and the DRAFT PERMIT, is available for public inspection during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., at the following locations:
Clean Air Branch, Department of Health
2827 Waimano Home Road, Room 130, Pearl City, Oahu 96782
Department of Health
1582 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii
79-1020 Haukapila Street, Room 115, Kealakua, Hawaii
All comments on the draft permit and any request for a public hearing must be in writing, addressed to the Clean Air Branch at the above address on Oahu, and must be postmarked or received by June 10, 2019.
Any person may request a public hearing by submitting a written request that explains the party’s interest and the reasons why a hearing is warranted. The DOH may hold a public hearing if a hearing would aid in DOH’s decision. If a public hearing is warranted, a public notice for the hearing will be published at least thirty days in advance of the hearing.
Interested persons may obtain copies of the administrative record or parts thereof by paying five cents per page copying costs. Please send written requests to the Oahu office of the CIean Air Branch listed above or call Ms. Liyuan Cao at the Clean Air Branch at (808) 586-4200. Electronic copies of the draft permit and permit review may be found online at http://health.hawaii.gov/cab/public-notices/.
Comments on the draft permit should address, but need not be limited to, the permit conditions and the facility’s compliance with federal and state air pollution laws, including: (1) the National and State Ambient Air Quality Standards; and (2) HRS, Chapter 342B and HAR, Chapter 11-60.1.
The DOH will make a final decision on the permit after considering all comments and will send notice of the final decision to each person who has submitted comments or requested such notice.
Bruce Anderson, Ph.D
Director of Health