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Settlement in the Works for Clean Water Act Violation in Lahaina
Settlement in the Works for Clean Water Act Violation in Lahaina
August 12th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News
 

A trial that was scheduled to get underway this week has been moved to Nov. 17, 2015 to allow parties time to finalize and approve the settlement. In January, a federal court ruled that illegal discharge of wastewater had occurred, affecting offshore waters at the popular Kahekili Beach Park in West Maui.


Federal Ruling: Maui County Is Violating Clean Water Act
Federal Ruling: Maui County Is Violating Clean Water Act
June 2nd, 2014 · 9 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (20) · Featured, Maui News
 

The county’s use of injection wells at the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility in West Maui violates the federal Clean Water Act according to a federal district court ruling on Friday, the environmental law firm Earthjustice announced.


Federal Suit Filed Against Maui for Lahaina Discharge
Federal Suit Filed Against Maui for Lahaina Discharge
April 16th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (6) · Featured, Maui News
 

The groups allege that wastewater or sewage from the treatment facility is injected into the wells, and then flows via groundwater through the subsurface into near-shore Maui ocean waters.


Full Disinfection of Lahaina Wastewater Facility Proposed
Full Disinfection of Lahaina Wastewater Facility Proposed
August 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Full Disinfection of Lahaina Wastewater Facility Proposed · Maui News
 

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


Investigation Tracks Suspected Pollution From Lahaina Facility
Investigation Tracks Suspected Pollution From Lahaina Facility
August 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Investigation Tracks Suspected Pollution From Lahaina Facility · Maui News
 

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.


VIDEO: Maui Gains Perspective at HSAC Event
VIDEO: Maui Gains Perspective at HSAC Event
July 1st, 2011 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Maui Gains Perspective at HSAC Event · Featured, Maui News
 

Mayor Arakawa said the gathering was helpful in providing insight on how each county approaches issues such as union contracts, wastewater systems, and infrastructure.


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Maui County Issues Response to Injection Well Claims
June 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on Maui County Issues Response to Injection Well Claims · Maui News
 

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


Community Groups to Sue Maui Over Injection Wells
Community Groups to Sue Maui Over Injection Wells
June 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on Community Groups to Sue Maui Over Injection Wells · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui community groups, represented by Earthjustice, plan to sue the County of Maui claiming ongoing violations of the Clean Water Act at the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility.