REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON AGRICULTURAL BURNING PERMIT
(Docket No. 15-CA-PA-20)
The Department of Health, Clean Air Branch (DOH), is requesting public comments on the current 2015-2016 Agricultural Burning Permit (AGP) No. 15-005P for:
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company (HC&S)
Sugar Cane Fields, Maui
AGP No. 15-005P issued to HC&S conditionally authorizes the burning of sugar cane in Central Maui. The permit incorporates permit conditions to minimize visible ground level smoke in community areas including pre-burn, during the burn and post-burn requirements for each field. Interested persons should review the permit conditions and requirements in providing comments and recommendations.
Agricultural Burning Permits are processed in accordance with Hawaii Administrative Rules. Chapter 11-60.1, Air Pollution Control and are valid for one year.
Interested persons may obtain a copy of AGP No. 15-005P at the following website:
A copy of AGP No. 15-005P is also 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
Maui District Health Office, Department of Health
54 High Street, Room 300, Wailuku
All comments on AGP No. 15-005P must be in writing, addressed to the Clean Air Branch at the above address on Oahu and be postmarked or received by August 29, 2015. For any questions regarding this notice, please call the Clean Air Branch, Monitoring Section at (808) 586-4200.
Virginia Pressler, M.D.
Director of Health