REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON DRAFT AIR PERMIT
REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
(Docket No. 21-CA-PA-13)
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. 0856-01-CT
Application for Significant Modification Nos. 0856-02, 0856-03
Big Island Hauling, Inc., dba Soil Plus
Portable Crushing and Screening Plants
Located At: Various Temporary Sites, State of Hawaii
Initial Location: 74-591 Honokohau Street, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:
The issuance of Temporary CSP No. 0856-01-CT will grant conditional approval for the addition of a 253 TPH Powerscreen Maxtrak Crushing Plant and a 441 TPH Powerscreen Chieftain Screening Plant to the existing 308 TPH Powerscreen Premiertrak Crushing Plant and 441 TPH Powerscreen Chieftain Screening Plant. Water suppression will be used as necessary to minimize fugitive emissions from crushing and screening operations, material transfer points, stockpiles, and plant roads. The crushing and screening plant is subject to 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 60, Subpart OOO, Standards of Performance for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Plants. This permit, if issued, will supersede CSP No. 0856-01-CT, issued on February 9, 2018, 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 online at http://health.hawaii.gov/cab/public-notices/ and at the following locations during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.:
State of Hawaii
Clean Air Branch
2827 Waimano Home Road, #130
Pearl City, Hawaii 96782
Hawaii District Health Office
Department of Health
1582 Kamehameha Avenue
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Department of Health
79-1020 Haukapila Street, Room 115
Kona, Hawaii 96750
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 January 18, 2022.
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 (30) days in advance of the hearing.
Interested persons may obtain copies of the administrative record or parts thereof at a copying cost of five (5) cents per page. Please send written requests to the Clean Air Branch listed above or call Mr. Jensen Kennedy 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.
Elizabeth A. Char, M.D.
Director of Health