The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001242327-01
Public Hearings

The State of Hawaii Department of Health will hold a public hearing for the proposed amendment of Hawaii Administrative Rules chapter 11-280.1. The proposed amendments are primarily designed to increase the protections chapter 11-280.1, HAR, affords Hawaii’s environment and public health by requiring all field-constructed underground storage tanks (USTs) and USTs that are part of airport hydrant fuel distribution systems to have secondary containment by July 15, 2045. Amendments are also proposed to improve the clarity of existing requirements and ensure that the state regulations are fully consistent with the federal UST regulations.
The proposed amendments can be viewed at 2827 Waimano Home Rd #100, Pearl City, Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm (except state holidays) and are posted online at Copies will be mailed on request and payment of a 5 cent/page copy fee and postage; call 808-586-4226 to request.
The public hearing will be at 9am on December 2, 2019 at the State Lab auditorium at 2725 Waimano Home Rd, Pearl City. All interested parties may attend to present relevant information and individual opinion. Anyone unable to attend may send written testimony to Attn: UST Rules 2827 Waimano Home Rd #100 Pearl City, HI 96782 or Testimony must be received by December 16, 2019. To request an auxiliary aid or service (e.g. ASL interpreter, large print) for the hearing, call 808-586-4226 (voice/TDD) or e-mail by November 20.
(TGI1242327 10/30/19)