SP09-403 Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill – 2022 Filing with the Honolulu Planning Commission to Modify SUP No. 2008/SUP-2 (SP09-403)

On December 23, 2022, the LUC was notified by the Department of Environmental Services that it had filed an application with the Honolulu Planning Commission (“HPC”) to Modify its 2019 SUP No. 2008/SUP-2 (SP09-403) to extend its deadline from December 31, 2022 to December 31, 2024.  The LUC is awaiting the outcome of these proceedings to schedule any hearings on this matter.  The HPC held the preliminary hearing on this matter on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 and announced that it would be a contested case hearing with continued public testimony and various motions to be addressed on August 9, 2023.  Further information on the Planning Commission meeting can be found at www.honolulu.gov/dpp/dpp-calendar.

On May 30, 2023, the LUC received a copy of the Department of Planning and Permitting’s FOFCOL and D&O to the HPC.  The HPC scheduled this matter to be heard at its August 9, 2023 meeting.

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Petitioner: City & County of Honolulu, Department of Environmental Services (ENV)

If files are not ADA Compliant, please contact Department of Environmental Services.

Special Use Permit Application (Hard copies received 12/23/22. Electronic copies received on 01/04/23)

Declaration of Roger Babcock

Exhibits “A” to “J”

Exhibit A – File No. 2008/Sup-2 Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Decision & Order 6/10/2019

Exhibit B – Docket No. SP09-403 Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Decision & Order approving with modifications the City & County of Honolulu Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Special Use Permit; and COS 11/01/19

Exhibit C – Board of Water Supply Response to November 3, 2022, Letter Regarding the Board of Water Supply’s Official Position on the Six Potential Landfill Sites

Exhibit D – Dept. of Env. Services O`ahu Landfill Siting Study & Landfill Advisory Committee Recommendations Final Report- June 2022

Exhibit E – Landfill Advisory Committee (LAC) Meeting #4, Tuesday, December 14, 2021- 10 a.m. Virtual WebEx Meeting Minutes

Exhibit F – Dept. of Env. Services letter to Ernest Y.W. Lau, P.E., Manager and Chief Engineer, Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Exhibit G – Municipal Solid Waste Stream on Oahu Graph

Exhibit H – Dept. of Health Letter to Mr. Stephen Langham, Energy Recovery Administrator, Dept. of Env. Services, Dity and County of Honolulu, 1000 Uluohia Street, Suite 308, Kapolei, HI 96707

Exhibit I – Covanta Honolulu Resource Recovery Venture, LLC, 91-174 Hanua Street, Kapolei, HI 96707 Letter to Lene Ichinotsubo, P.E., Acting Chief, Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch, Environmental Management Division, Hawaii State Dept. of Health, 2827 Waimano Home Road, Rm. #100, Pearl City, HI 96782 Re: Honolulu Resource Recovery Venture (HRRV) 2021-2022 Annual Solid Waste Report

Exhibit J – Star Advertiser, Wednesday, December 7, 2022, Editorial Letter: West Side shouldn’t keep hosting landfill (Sen. Maile Shimabukuro)


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