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June 08, 2016

EPA Weighs in on Lahaina Injection Wells in West Maui

The EPA filed an amicus brief with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals involving the use of injection wells at Maui’s Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility.
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January 22, 2016

ʻĪao Valley State Monument to Re-Open Jan. 23

ʻĪao Valley State Monument on Maui will reopen at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23, following completion of various park improvements, including closures of the two large capacity cesspools in the park that were mandated via a consent agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency.
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December 17, 2015

VIDEO: ʻĪao Valley Park Closures, Jan 11-22, 2016 for Improvements

ʻĪao Valley State Monument on Maui will be closed from Jan. 11-22, 2016 for various park improvements, including closures of the two large capacity cesspools in the park that were mandated via a consent agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency.
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October 21, 2015

EPA Enforces Ban on Large Capacity Cesspools at Hāna Resort

The US Environmental Protection Agency completed enforcement actions with the Travaasa Hotel Hāna Resort in East Maui for failure to close its large capacity cesspool. Travaasa will pay a penalty of $187,500.
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May 07, 2013

EPA Funds Green Street and Sustainable Strategy Workshop

The public is invited to a workshop for Green Street and Sustainable Strategies taking place tonight, Tuesday, May 7, in Kahului. The workshop is one in a series funded by the Environmental Protection Agency, which identified Maui County among the list of communities throughout the US to receive technical assistance in meeting sustainability goals.
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February 07, 2013

Maui Selected for EPA’s Green Streets Program

EPA staff and national experts will conduct workshops as part of the effort, assisting Maui in developing strategies for greening streets by adapting national best practices and case studies to a local context.
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December 21, 2012

EPA Interim Report: Lahaina Water Safe for Swimming

While the report confirms a hydrologic connection between the Lahaina facility’s treated wastewater injection wells and the near-shore seeps, monthly sampling by Hawaii Department of Health has detected no bacterial indicators.
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October 24, 2012

Maui Mayor Calls EPA Agreement “Win-Win”

"We are pleased that a major component of the agreement is the installation of a small eight-turbine wind farm that both supports Maui County's commitment to clean energy and will act as the county's pilot project for small-scale wind energy facilities," said Mayor Arakawa.
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October 24, 2012

BREAKING: EPA, Maui Reach Settlement Over Pollution at Landfill

The county will be responsible for the installation of at least eight wind turbines capable of generating 55,000 kilowatt hours per year, that will supply up to 38% of the landfill's power needs.
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May 30, 2012

Hawaii Regional Haze Plan on EPA Maui Agenda

The EPA plan is designed to achieve progress toward achieving visibility goals at both the Haleakala National Park on Maui and the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Hawai’i Island.
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September 29, 2011

EPA Agreement Finalized For Full Disinfection of Lahaina Wastewater Facility

The negotiated order was approved by the county in July. It requires the installation of a non-chlorine disinfection system at the facility by the end of December 2013.
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August 18, 2011

Full Disinfection of Lahaina Wastewater Facility Proposed

The County of Maui must fully disinfect all wastewater at the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility under a proposed compliance order issued by the EPA.
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August 05, 2011

Investigation Tracks Suspected Pollution From Lahaina Facility

The Environmental Protection Agency joins state and federal agencies this week in launching an investigation to track suspected pollution from the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation facility.
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June 29, 2011

Maui County Issues Response to Injection Well Claims

County authorities say they are actively working with the EPA and DOH to ensure compliance with laws at the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility.
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