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Hawai‘i Department of Health extends public comment period to July 9 for NPDES permit for Thirty Met


HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has extended the public comment period for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit renewal for the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory. On June 25, the DOH was unable to receive public comment through email due to technical issues. The email address has been restored and the comment period extended. Written public comments will be received by DOH until July 9, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. and may be sent by email to:

cleanwaterbranch@doh.hawaii.gov or delivered to: State of Hawai‘i

Clean Water Branch

2827 Waimano Home Road #225

Pearl City, HI 96782

Photo credit: TMT International Observatory

The purpose of this NPDES permit is to provide conditions for safely managing storm water during construction activity. More information on the NPDES permit renewal is available at DOH’s Clean Water Branch website at:​ health.hawaii.gov/cwb/clean-water-branch-home-page/ public-notices-and-updates/

Renewal Permit Documents Public Hearing Notice – TMT International Observatory – HI S000431 Public Notice, Draft Renewal Permit and Rationale – TMT International Observatory – HI S000431 Renewal Application – TMT International Observatory – HI S000431

Original Permit Documents NPDES Permit – TMT International Observatory – HI S000431 Original 2014 Application – TMT International Observatory – HI S000431

June 25, 2019 Public Hearing Video of Public Hearing for TMT International Observatory NPDES Permit Renewal HI S000431

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