REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON DRAFT AIR PERMIT
REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
(Docket No. 22-CA-PA-12)
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 a DRAFT PERMIT AMENDMENT presently under review for:
Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0024-04-C
Application for Significant Modification No. 0024-13
Alsco – American Linen Division
Two (2) 400 HP Boilers
Located At: 2771 Wai Wai Loop, Honolulu, Hawaii
The DRAFT PERMIT AMENDMENT is described as follows:
Alsco operates two (2) 400 HP boilers at their existing facility. The amendment to CSP No. 0024-04-C would grant conditional approval for the following changes to the permit:
1. Add Unitek ECODIESEL as an allowable fuel for its two (2) 400 HP oil/gas fired boilers.
2. Increase the allowable sulfur content of fuel oil from 15 ppm (0.0015 wt%) to 500 ppm (0.05 wt%).
The sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from the boilers would increase from 0.07 tons/year to 2.38 tons/year as a result of increasing the allowable sulfur content of fuel oil from 15 ppm to 500 ppm.
The facility is subject to 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Dc, Standards of Performance for Small Industrial – Commercial – Institutional Steam Generating Units; and 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart JJJJJJ, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers.
The ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD, consisting of the APPLICATION and non-confidential supporting materials from the applicant, the permit review summary, and the DRAFT PERMIT AMENDMENT, is available online at:
http://health.hawaii.gov/cab/public-notices/ 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 amendment and any request for a public hearing must be in writing, addressed to the Clean Air Branch at the above address and must be postmarked or received by October 21, 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. 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 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 amendment 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 amendment 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