2016 Hawaii Revised Statutes
342L. Underground Storage Tanks
342L-62 Duties.

HI Rev Stat § 342L-62 (2016) What's This?

[§342L-62] Duties. (a) The advisory committee shall study issues related to leaks of field-constructed underground fuel storage tanks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Kuahua Peninsula, Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hickam Pol Annex, and Schofield Barracks Military Reservation. The advisory committee shall consider:

(1) The short- and long-term effects of leaks of the fuel tanks, including effects relating to the health of residents, safe drinking water, and the environment;

(2) Response strategies to mitigate the effects of leaks from fuel tanks;

(3) Methods to improve communication between the United States Navy, Air Force, and Army; the State; any local board of water supply; and the public in the event of a leak of any fuel tank;

(4) Groundwater test results in relation to the surrounding areas of fuel tank facilities, with a particular emphasis on the groundwater near the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility;

(5) The implications of shutting down any fuel tank facility; and

(6) Updates on progress toward meeting goals of agreement between the State, the affected county, and the federal government.

(b) No later than twenty days before the convening of each regular session, the advisory committee shall submit a report of its findings, including groundwater test results, and recommendations, including any proposed legislation, to the legislature. [L 2016, c 244, pt of §2]

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