(Docket No. 16-CA-PA-15)
The Department of Health, State of Hawaii, is notifying all interested persons of the proposed settlement between the Department of Health and the City and County of Honolulu, Department of Environmental Services (C&C). The Department of Health has issued C&C a Notice and Finding of Violation and Order (“NOVO”), under Docket No. 14-CA-EO-16, alleging that Respondent violated the following requirements of Covered Source Permit (“CSP”) No. 0216-06-C, Section 11-60.1-2, H.A.R., Section 11-60.1-52 H.A.R.; and Section 342B-11, H.R.S.:
1. CSP No. 0216-06-C, Attachment I, Standard Condition 6 and Attachment II, Section C, Special Condition 2: Failed to operate the waste gas burners as required on December 11, 2013, August 19, 2014 and August 21, 2014.
2. CSP No. 0216-06-C, Attachment I, Standard Condition 6 and Attachment II, Section C, Special Condition 3: Failed to operate the pilot light servicing the waste gas burners as required on October 31, 2013.
3. CSP No. 0216-06-C, Attachment II, Section D, Special Condition 4: Failed to conduct monthly visible emissions observations for each equipment subject to opacity limitations by a certified reader in accordance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Method 9 or EPA approved equivalent methods for eleven (11) months, from September 2013 to July 2014.
4. HAR §11-60.1-52: Caused, permitted or maintained the open burning of processed waste material being collected in a roll-off container on December 23, 2013.
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. Nolan S. Hirai, 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, or online at http://health.hawaii.gov/cab/. For additional information, contact Mr. David Wong of the Clean Air Branch at (808) 586-4200.