The Department of Health, State of Hawaii, is notifying all interested persons of the proposed settlement between the Department of Health and Thomas Taylor. The Department of Health has issued a Notice and Finding of Violation and Order, in Docket No. 08-CA-EO-10, alleging that Thomas Taylor violated state air pollution laws, HRS §342B-11, HAR §11-60.1-2, and §11-60.1-52(a) by engaging in the open burning of green waste without a permit to do so and without the prior permission of the Director of the Department of Health, State of Hawaii on the property located at TMK: 5-1-5:46-2, Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii, on April 8, 2008.
A Consent Order has been drafted that proposes to settle this case. Interested persons may submit written comments on this proposed settlement to the Department of Health within 30 days of this notice. Comments should be sent to Mr. Wilfred Nagamine, Manager, Clean Air Branch, Department of Health, P.O. Box 3378, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96801-3378. The proposed Consent Order and the Notice and Finding of Violation and Order may be reviewed at the Clean Air Branch in Honolulu, 919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 203 and at the Clean Air Branch in Kauai, District Health Office, 3040 Umi Street, Lihue, Kauai. For additional information, contact Mr. Timothy Carvalho of the Clean Air Branch in Honolulu at (808) 586-4200.