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Notice #: 0001294379-01
Public Notices


(Docket No. 20-CA-PA-08)

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. 0863-02-C
Application for Initial CSP No. 0863-02
Application for Renewal Nos. 0088-07 and 0088-17
IES Downstream, LLC
Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU), Dimersol, and Alkylation Plants
Located At: 91-480 Malakole Street, Kapolei, Oahu

The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:

CSP No. 0863-02-C would grant conditional approval for the continued operation of the existing FCCU, Dimersol, and Alkylation Plants. This facility is subject to the following Federal Requirements:

40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 60 – Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources (NSPS)
Subpart J: Standards of Performance for Petroleum Refineries (Applies to FCCU)
Subpart Ja: Standards of Performance for Petroleum Refineries for Which Construction, Reconstruction or Modification Commenced After May 14, 2007.
(Applies to FCC Startup Air Heater)
Subpart GGG: Standards of Performance for Equipment Leaks of VOC in Petroleum Refineries for Which Construction, Reconstruction, or Modification commenced After January 4, 1983, and On or Before November 7, 2006
(Applies to FCCU and Dimersol Plant)

40 CFR Part 63 – National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Categories (MACT)
Subpart CC: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants from Petroleum Refineries (Applies to FCCU, Dimersol Plant, and Alkylation Plant)
Subpart UUU: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Petroleum Refineries: Catalytic Cracking Units, Catalytic Reforming Units, and Sulfur Recovery Units (Applies to FCCU)

40 CFR Part 68 – Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions
(Applies to the storage and use of flammable substances in the facility)

These are existing units with no proposed modifications and no proposed emission increases. The total potential emissions from the FCCU, Dimersol, and Alkylation Plants are as follows:

Pollutant Emissions (tpy)
x 300.2
CO 522.5
2 340.5
10/PM2.5 177.3
VOC 56.0
HAPS 42.131
2e 276,049 (metric tons)

The ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD, consisting of the APPLICATION and non-confidential supporting materials from the applicant, the permit review summary, and the DRAFT PERMIT, is available online at: and for public inspection during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., at the following location:

State of Hawaii
Clean Air Branch
2827 Waimano Home Road, #130
Pearl City, Hawaii 96782

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 October 9, 2020.

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 CIean Air Branch listed above or call Mr. Darin Lum at the Clean Air Branch at (808) 586-4200.

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.

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
(SA1294379 9/10/20)