REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON DRAFT AIR PERMITS
REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
(Docket No. 06-CA-PA-2)
Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), Section 342B-13 and Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Chapter 11-60.1, the Department of Health, State of Hawaii (DOH), is requesting public comments on two DRAFT PERMITS presently under review for:
(1) Temporary Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0355-02-CT
Application for Significant Modification No. 0355-03
West Hawaii Concrete
Stone Processing Plants
Located at: Waimea Quarry, Kamuela, Hawaii
UTM: Zone 5, 224,304m E; 2,209,676m N (NAD-83)
(2) Temporary Covered Source Permit No. 0613-01-CT
Application No. 0613-01
Pineridge Farms, Inc.
280 TPH Rock Crushing Plant with a 335 hp Diesel Engine
Initially located at: 87-1650 Paakea Road, Waianae, Oahu
The DRAFT PERMITS are described as follows:
(1) The modification to CSP No. 0355-02-CT will grant conditional approval to West Hawaii Concrete to add a tertiary crusher, two (2) diesel engine generators, and two (2) 3-deck screens to the subject permit and allows the increase of equipment to be operated at the Waimea Quarry only. This facility is subject to 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart OOO – Standards of Performance for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Plants. The net potential increase in emissions are shown below and are lower than significant levels.
Previous Facility New Facility Significant
Potential Potential Increase Level
Pollutant (tpy) (tpy) (tpy) (tpy)
NOX 44.5 62.39 17.89 40
CO 3.2 12.04 8.84 100
SO2 10.9 12.23 1.33 40
VOC 0.7 2.26 1.56 40
PM 95.75 38.03 No Change 25
PM10/PM2.5 29.68 14.42 No Change 15
HAPs 3.41e-02 5.11e-02 1.70e-02 n/a
All other permit conditions issued with CSP No. 0355-02-CT dated
October 16, 2003, shall not be affected and shall remain valid.
(2) CSP No. 0613-01-CT will grant conditional approval to Pineridge Farms to operate a new 280 TPH crushing plant powered by a 335 hp diesel engine at various temporary sites that are specifically approved by the DOH. The crushing plant will be used to crush rocks for use in construction projects and will be equipped with water sprays to control fugitive dust. The crushing plant is subject to 40 CFR, Part 60, Subpart OOO, Standards of Performance for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Plants. The diesel engine will burn fuel oil no. 2 with maximum sulfur content of 0.5%. The predicted emissions impact from the engine will comply with state and federal ambient air quality standards.
The ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS, consisting of the APPLICATIONS and non-confidential supporting materials from the applicants, the permit review summaries, and the DRAFT PERMITS, are 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 (for CSP No. 0355-02-CT only):
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 permits 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 6, 2006.
Any person may request a public hearing by submitting a written request that explains the party\u2019s 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 DOHs 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. Corey Shibata for CSP No. 0355-02-CT or Mr. Warren Kanai for CSP No. 0613-01-CT at the Clean Air Branch in Honolulu at (808) 586-4200.
Comments on the draft permits should address, but need not be limited to, the permit conditions and the facilitys 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 permits after considering all comments and will send notice of the final decision to each person who has submitted comments or requested such notice.
Chiyome Leinaala Fukino, M.D.
(SB05521087 2/2/06) Director of Health
REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS