REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON DRAFT AIR PERMIT
REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
(Docket No. 08-CA-PA-15)
Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), section 342B-13 and Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Chapter 11-60.1, the Department of Health (DOH), State of Hawaii, is requesting public comments on a DRAFT PERMIT presently under review for:
Temporary Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0569-01-CT
Application for Modification No. 0569-02
Willocks Construction Corporation
Mobile Crushing Plant
Located at Various Temporary Sites, State of Hawaii
Presently Located at University of Hawaii – Hilo Campus, Hilo, Hawaii
The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:
The modification to Temporary Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0569-01-CT will grant conditional approval to Willocks Construction Corporation, to add a 380 tph primary jaw crusher, a 210 tph cone crusher, a 275 hp Caterpillar diesel engine, a 360 kW diesel engine generator, and a 179 tph Powerscreen, to the existing 340 tph mobile crusher, at various temporary sites that are approved by the DOH.
The mobile crushing plant will be equipped with water sprays to control fugitive dust. The diesel engines and diesel engine generator are fired on distillate fuel oil no. 2 with 0.5% sulfur content by weight to minimize sulfur emissions. The mobile crushing plant is subject to 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 60, Subpart OOO, Standards of Performance for Non metallic Mineral Processing Plants. The draft permit, if issued, will supersede in its entirety CSP No. 0569-01-CT issued to Willocks Construction Corporation on December 13, 2004.
The proposed modification will result in the following net emission increases:
TOTAL NET EMISSIONS OF THE
ADDED STONE CRUSHING EQUIPMENT WITH A DIESEL ENGINE AND
A DIESEL ENGINE GENERATOR TO THE MOBILE CRUSHING PLANT
Pollutant Potential Emissions Potential Net Emissions Significant
Existing Emissions (tpy) Levels
(tpy) Modification (tpy)
Nitrogen Oxides 21 33 12 40
Sulfur Dioxides 5 4 -1 40
Carbon Monoxide 26 6 – 20 100
Particulate Matter 20 13 – 7 25
Particulate Matter 8 13 5 15
Volatile Organic 3 3 0 40
The Administrative Record, consisting of the Application and nonconfidential supporting materials 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
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Hawaii District Health Office, Department of Health
1582 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Sanitation Branch, Keakealani Building, Department of Health
79-1020 Haukapila Street, Room 115, Kealakekua, 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 August 23, 2008.
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. At the sole discretion of the Director of Health, 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 Mr. Glenn Nagamine at the Clean Air Branch in Honolulu 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 342-B 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.
Chiyome Leinaala Fukino, M.D.
Director of Health