REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON DRAFT AIR PERMIT
REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
(Docket No. 15-CA-PA-24)
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. 0586-01-CT
Renewal Application No. 0586-03
Royal Contracting Company, Ltd.
280 TPH Stone CrushingPlant
Located At: Various Temporary Sites, State of Hawaii
Initial Location: TMK: 9-01-069:023, Ewa by Gentry Area 51 and 52,
The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:
The issuance of CSP No. 0586-01-CT will grant conditional approval for the continued operation of the 280 TPH stone crushing plant. The crushing plant is equipped with water sprays to control particulate matter emissions. Water suppression will be used as necessary to minimize fugitive emissions at material transfer points, stockpiles, and plant roads. The crushing plant is subject to 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 60, Subpart OOO, Standards of Performance for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Plants. This permit, if issued, will supersede CSP No. 0586-01-CT issued on January 13, 2011, in its entirety.
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 location:
Clean Air Branch, Department of Health
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 203, Honolulu, Oahu 96814
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 17, 2015.
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. The 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 (30) 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. Jensen I. Kennedy 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 http://health.hawaii.gov/cab/public-notices/.
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.
The 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.
Virginia Pressler, M.D.
Director of Health