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Notice #: 05522891


The Department of Health, State of Hawaii, is notifying all interested persons of the proposed settlement between the Department of Health and Maui Landscape Specialty, Inc., dba Hawaiian Charcoal Company. The Department of Health has issued a Notice and Finding of Violation and Order, in Docket No. 04-CA-EO-9, alleging that Hawaiian Charcoal Company violated state air pollution laws, HRS §342B-11, HAR §11-60.1-2, and the Noncovered Source Permit (NSP) No. 0459-01-N, by having ten (10) charcoal kilns on site instead of the NSP limit of nine (9) charcoal kilns; by not operating a filter/fan system during production of charcoal; and by having three (3) charcoal kilns in operation at the same time instead of the NSP limit of one charcoal kiln operating at a time.
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. Wilfred Nagamine, 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, and at the Clean Air Branch in Maui, District Health Office, 54 High Street, Wailuku, Maui. For additional information, contact Mr. David Wong of the Clean Air Branch in Honolulu at (808) 586-4200. (SB05522891 5/12/06)