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Notice #: 0000459293-01
Public Notices


(Docket No. 12-CA-PA-26)

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 presently under review for:

Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0307-02-C
Application for Renewal No. 0307-06
Aloha Petroleum, Ltd.
Hilo East Terminal
Petroleum Bulk Loading Terminal
Located at: 999 Kalanianaole Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii

The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:

The renewal for CSP No. 0307-02-C would grant conditional approval of the operation of an existing petroleum loading facility. There are no proposed changes to the facility. Petroleum storage tank nos. 901 and 902 are subject to 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Kb, Standards of Performance for Volatile Organic Liquid Storage Vessels (including Petroleum Liquid Storage Vessels) for Which Construction, Reconstruction, or Modification Commenced after July 23, 1984. Petroleum storage tank nos. 901, 902, 5869, 5870, 5871 and the petroleum truck loading rack are subject to 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart BBBBBB, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Category: Gasoline Distribution Bulk Terminals, Bulk Plant, and Pipeline Facilities. This permit, if issued, will supersede CSP No. 0307-02-C issued on August 6, 2008.

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 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, Oahu 96814

Hawaii District Health Office, Department of Health
1582 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii

Sanitation Branch, Keakealani Building, Department of Health
79-1020 Haukapila Street, Room 115, Kealakekua, Hawaii

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 November 13, 2012.

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. Darin Lum at the Clean Air Branch in Honolulu at (808) 586-4200. Electronic copies of the draft permit and permit review may be found at

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.

Loretta J. Fuddy, A.C.S.W., M.P.H.
Director of Health
(SA459293 10/12/12)