REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON DRAFT AIR PERMIT
REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
(Docket No. 13-CA-PA-05)
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. 0780-01-CT
Application for Initial Permit No. 0780-01
Grace Pacific Corporation
300 TPH Portable Drum Mix Asphalt Plant
Located at: Various Temporary Sites, State of Hawaii
Initial Location: U.S. Army Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) Quarry, Waimea, Hawaii
The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:
Temporary Covered Source Permit No. 0780-01-CT will grant conditional approval for the operation of a 300 TPH portable drum mix asphalt plant powered by an 818 kW diesel engine generator. The drum mixer/dryer is equipped with a baghouse to control particulate matter emissions. The drum mix asphalt plant is subject to 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 60, Subpart I, Standards of Performance for Hot Mix Asphalt Facilities. The diesel engine generator is subject to 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart IIII, Standards of Performance for Stationary Compression Ignition Internal Combustion Engines, and 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart ZZZZ, National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines.
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 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 March 21, 2013.
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 at a copying cost of five cents per page. Please send written requests to the Oahu office of the Clean Air Branch listed above or call Mr. Mark Saewong at the Clean Air Branch in Honolulu at (808) 586-4200. Electronic copies of the draft permit and permit review may be found online 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