NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON
CHANGES TO HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES (HAR), TITLE 11,
CHAPTER 55, ENTITLED “WATER POLLUTION CONTROL”
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
STATE OF HAWAII
DOCKET NO. CWB-1-18
August 16, 2018
The Department of Health (DOH) will receive written comments and hold a public hearing on proposed changes to HAR, Chapter 11-55, Water Pollution Control.
The proposed revisions to National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permits in the Appendices of HAR, Chapter 11-55 include the following:
¶ Renewal and revision of the NPDES General Permit Authorizing Discharges of Storm Water Associated with Construction Activities. (Appendix C).
¶ Renewal and revision of the NPDES General Permit Authorizing Occasional or Unintentional Discharges of Storm Water and Certain Non-Storm Water Discharges from Recycled Water Systems (Appendix J).
¶ Renewal and revision of the NPDES General Permit Authorizing Discharges of Circulation Water from Decorative Ponds or Tanks (Appendix L).
Proposed revisions to the main body of HAR, Chapter 11-55 include:
¶ Added the expiration date of certain general permits in the HAR, Chapter 11 55 Appendices.
¶ Corrected and updated references to Federal and State laws or rules.
The public hearing will be held on Oahu at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, in the Auditorium of the Department of Health, Laboratory Division, located at 2725 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782. Teleconference sites will be open from 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at the following locations:
Kauai Kauai District Health Office, 3040 Umi Street, Lihue, 96766.
Maui Lahaina Comprehensive Health Center, 1830 Honoapiilani Highway, Lahaina, 96761
Hilo State Office Building, 75 Aupuni Street, Room 201, Hilo, 96720
Persons desiring to speak are asked to submit two (2) copies of their statement before or at the hearing. Written statements will also be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at the Clean Water Branch (CWB), Environmental Management Division, State Department of Health through e-mail at: email@example.com or at P.O. BOX 3378, Honolulu, HI 96801-3378.
Copies of the proposed rules and documents explaining the proposed changes can be bought and mailed to the interested parties and are also available for review at the following locations:
Oahu Clean Water Branch, 2827 Waimano Home Road, #225, Pearl City, 96782
Kauai Chief Sanitarian, Department of Health, 3040 Umi Street, Lihue, 96766
Maui Chief Sanitarian, Department of Health, 54 South High Street, Wailuku, 96793
Hilo Chief Sanitarian, Department of Health, 1582 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, 96720
Kona Chief Sanitarian, Department of Health, 79 1015 Haukapila Street, Kealakekua, 96750
Internet http://health.hawaii.gov/cwb/site-map/clean-water-branch-home- page/public-notices-and-updates/
For more information or if you have special needs due to disability, please contact Mr. Darryl Lum of the CWB at the above address or at (808) 586 4309 (voice), at least seven (7) days before the end of the public comment period or prior to the scheduled hearing. For those who use a TTY/TDD, please call through Verizon Hawaii Telephone Relay Service, at 1 711 or 1 877 447 5991.
BRUCE S. ANDERSON, Ph.D.
Director of Health