Public Notice: Proposed Revision to the 2017 Administrative Order on Consent; County of Hawai’i, Docket No. SDWA-UIC-09-2017-0002
In accordance with Section 1423(c)(3)(B) of the Safe Drinking Water Act (“Act”), 42 U.S.C. § 300h-2(c)(3)(B), notice is hereby given of a proposed revision to the Administrative Order on Consent between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9 (“EPA”), and the County of Hawai‘i.
In the Matter of the County of Hawai’i, Docket No. SDWA-UIC-09-2017-0002
The County of Hawai‘i has consented to the proposed revision. The proposed revision to the Administrative Order on Consent requires the County of Hawai‘i to close five remaining (5) large capacity cesspools (“LCCs”).
Signatory for EPA: Amy C. Miller-Bowen, Director, Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Division, U.S. EPA, Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Signatory for County of Hawai‘i: Mayor Mitchell D. Roth, County of Hawai‘i, East Hawai‘i Building, 25 Aupuni Street Hilo, Hawai‘i 96720
Facilities: Communities of Pāhala and Nā‘ālehu on the Island of Hawai‘i
Alleged Violations: EPA alleges that since at least April 30, 2010, Respondent violated the Safe Drinking Water Act and 40 C.F.R. § 144.88 by owning and/or operating the following LCCs:
- 2 LCCs serving approximately 109 private residences in the community of Pāhala, Hawai‘i; and
- 3 LCCs serving approximately 161 private residences in the community of Na’alehu, Hawai‘i.
Applicants or RespondentsCounty of Hawai'i
25 Aupuni Street
Hilo, HI 96720