REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
ON DRAFT AIR PERMIT
REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
(Docket No. 06-CA-PA-9)
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 a DRAFT PERMIT presently under review for:
Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0092-02-C
Application No. 0092-06
Equilon Enterprises, LLC, dba Shell Oil Products US
Shell Honolulu Terminal
Located at: 789 N. Nimitz Highway, Honolulu, Oahu
The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:
Covered Source Permit No. 0092-02-C would grant conditional approval to operate the following equipment at the Shell Honolulu Terminal:
1. One (1) two-lane bottom-loading gasoline/ethanol and petroleum distillate tank truck load rack with nine load arms;
2. One marine loading terminal located at Pier 31, with:
a) One 6\u201D gasoline pipeline;
b) One 8\u201D diesel pipeline; and
c) One 10\u201D gasoline pipeline;
3. One 80,000 barrel Fixed Roof Petroleum Storage Tank No. 1;
4. One 80,000 barrel Internal Floating Roof Petroleum Storage Tank No. 2;
5. One 10,000 barrel Fixed Roof Petroleum Storage Tank No. 3;
6. One 10,000 barrel Internal Floating Roof Petroleum Storage Tank No. 6;
7. One 54,000 barrel Fixed Roof Petroleum Storage Tank No. 13;
8. One 10,000 barrel Fixed Roof Petroleum Storage Tank No. 14; and
9. John Zink carbon adsorption/absorption vapor recovery system.
The applicant is proposing to expand the current one-lane tank truck load rack by constructing an additional tank truck loading lane and adding six load arms to the tank truck load rack. Emissions from the additional loading lane and load arms will be controlled by the existing vapor recovery unit. The applicant is also proposing to increase the gasoline/ethanol throughput at the facility from 75 millions gallons per year to 256 gallons per year. The existing vapor recovery unit, which currently processes the vapors from the existing tank truck load rack and fixed roof storage tanks, has enough capacity to accommodate the proposed modifications and increase in throughput.
The tank truck load rack will be subject to the federal Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources, Title 40, CFR, Part 60, Subpart XX. The draft permit, if approved, will be an initial covered source permit for the facility and will supersede the facility\u2019s current noncovered source permit in its entirety.
The ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD, consisting of the APPLICATION and non-confidential supporting materials 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
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 June 16, 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 Clean Air Branch listed above or call Mr. Stuart Shoji at the Clean Air Branch at (808) 586-4200.
Comments on the draft permit 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 permit 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.
(SB05522934 5/17/06) Director of Health
REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS