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The Department of Health, State of Hawaii, Proposeʻs a Settlement Between the Department of Health and Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc

by Thunda

The Department of Health has issued a Notice and Finding of Violation and Order, in Docket Nos. 16-CA-EO-12, 17-CA-EO-07, and 18-CA-EO-02 for Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (HECO), Maui Electric Company, Ltd. (MECO), and Hawaii Electric Light Co., Inc. (HELCO), respectively, alleging that all 3 companies violated state air pollution laws, HRS §342B-11, HAR §11-60.1-2, and Covered Source (CSP) Permit Nos. 0239-01-C, 0240-01-C, 0067-01-C, 0067-02-C, and 0007-01-C.

HECO, MECO, and HELCO failed to meet various Operational and Emissions limits. A Consent Order has been drafted that proposes to settle these cases. Interested persons may submit written comments on this proposed settlement to the Department of Health within 30 days of this notice. (4/11/22)

Comments should be sent to the following:

Department of Health Clean Air Branch P.O. Box 3378 Honolulu, Hawaii, 96801-3378.

The proposed Consent Order and the Notice and Finding of Violation and Order are available for public review during the regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the following locations:

Oahu: Clean Air Branch, Department of Health 2827 Waimano Home Road, #130, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782

Maui: Maui District Health Office, Department of Health, Wailuku State Office Building, 54 High Street, Room 300, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

Hilo: Hawaii District Health Office, Department of Health 1582 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Kona: Clean Air Branch Kona, Keakealani Building, Department of Health, 79-1020 Haukapila Street, Room 115, Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750

The proposed Consent Order and the Notice and Finding of Violation and Order is also available on the Clean Air Branch, Department of Health’s website at http://health.hawaii.gov/cab.

For additional information, contact Ms. Jere Yoshimoto of the Clean Air Branch on Oahu at (808) 586-4200.

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