REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON DRAFT AIR PERMIT
REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
(Docket No. 19-CA-PA-15)
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:
Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0066-03-C
Renewal Application No. 0066-10
Par Hawaii Refining, LLC
Hilo Terminal No. 3
Petroleum Storage Tanks and Loading Rack
Located At: 607 Kalanianaole Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii
The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:
The issuance of CSP No. 0066-03-C would grant conditional approval to Par Hawaii Refining, LLC to continue to operate two (2) 420,000 gallon tanks, one (1) 1,680,000 gallon tank, one (1) 159,600 gallon tank, bottom loading load rack and Vapor Collection System. This facility is subject to 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 60 – New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), Subpart Kb, Standards of Performance for Volatile Organic Liquid Storage Vessels (Including Petroleum Liquid Storage Vessels), 40 CFR Part 60 – NSPS, Subpart XX, Standards of Performance for Bulk Gasoline Terminals, and 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart BBBBBB – National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Category: Gasoline Distribution Bulk Terminals, Bulk Plants, and Pipeline Facilities. This permit, if issued, will supersede CSP No. 0066-03-C, issued on January 10, 2013, 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
Hawaii District Heath Office, Department of Health
1582 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii
Sanitation Branch, Department of Health
79-1020 Haukapila Street, Room 115, Kona, 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 November 7, 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 (5) cents per page copying costs. Please send written requests to the Oahu office of the CIean Air Branch listed above or call Mr. Evan Fujimoto 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