West Hawaii Today
Notice #: 0001307121-01
Public Notices

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES (HAR), CHAPTERS 11-53, 11-54, 11-55, AND 11-56 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH STATE OF HAWAII DOCKET NO. CWB-1-21 The Department of Health (DOH), Clean Water Branch (CWB) will receive written comments and hold a virtual public hearing on proposed new HAR Chapter 11-53 (Section 401 Water Quality Certification), proposed amendments to HAR Chapter 11-54 (Water Quality Standards), proposed amendments to HAR Chapter 11-55 (Water Pollution Control), and proposed new HAR Chapter 11-56 (Nonpoint Source Pollution Control). Written comments will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021, through e-mail at: cleanwaterbranch@doh.hawaii.gov or postal mail at P.O. Box 3378, Honolulu, HI 96801-3378. The virtual public hearing, to allow interested parties to orally convey short comments or summaries of their written comments, will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021. Although not required, the DOH strongly encourages and requests that all comments be submitted in writing. For the proposed texts and other information on the proposed new rules and amendments, how to submit written comments, details on the virtual public hearing, and how to register to participate, please visit: https://health.hawaii.gov/cwb/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) business days before the scheduled virtual hearing. For those who use a TTY/TDD, please call through Verizon-Hawaii Telephone Relay Service, at 1-711 or 1-877-447-5991. ELIZABETH A. CHAR, M.D. Director of Health (WHT1307121 12/16/20)