The Hawai’i Department of Health (DOH) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting to receive comments on the U.S. Navy and Defense Logistics Agency’s proposed plan to upgrade the underground storage tanks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. The meeting will be at Moanalua Middle School,1289 Mahiole Street, in Honolulu on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. All interested parties may present oral and written comments to provide relevant information or express individual opinion. EPA and DOH will consider all comments before choosing whether to approve or disapprove the proposal in whole or in part.
The Navy and Defense Logistic Agency’s combined tank upgrade alternatives and release detection proposal is available online at https://www.epa.gov/red-hill. It can also be viewed in person at the Department of Health’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch, 2827 Waimano Home Road, #100, in Pearl City.
To request an auxiliary aid or service (e.g. ASL interpreter or large print) for the public meeting, call 808-586-4226 (voice/TDD) or email thu.perry@ doh.hawaii.gov by Nov. 12. Anyone unable to attend the public meeting may send written comments to Attn: Red Hill, 2827 Waimano Home Road, #100, Pearl City, Hawaii, 96782 or DOHrhcomments@HawaiiOIMT. onmicrosoft.com. Written comments must be received by Dec. 9, 2019.