Comment period continues

16 January 2013

Guam EPA is still accepting comments for a permit application from Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas. The permit is for a Hazardous Waste Management Facility.

The permit and all related documents are available at Guam EPA’s main office on Mariner Ave. in Tiyan.

Public comments regarding this permit will be accepted until 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2013. Comments can be submitted to Guam EPA’s main office, Building 17-3304, Mariner Avenue, Tiyan or mailed to Post Office Box 22439 GMF, Barrigada, GU 96921. Comments cannot be faxed or emailed to Guam EPA.

For more information about this permit, the permitting process for hazardous waste management facilities, or Guam EPA’s Hazardous Waste Management Program, please contact Vince Pereira at 475-1658/59.


The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) wishes to notify the general public and other interested parties of the availability of the draft Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Permit for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas, Guam Hazardous Waste Management Facility (HWMF). The Draft RCRA Subtitle C Permit and its conditions are proposed and open for public comment pursuant to Public Law 23-64, Section 51104 and Public Law 24-40, Section 4910(g).

The permit includes the following information:
APPLICANT: Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas
FACILITY: Hazardous waste packaging, repacking and transport and pre-transport activities including storage of waste generated and received from Department of Defense facilities in Guam.
WHERE TO FIND THE PERMIT A copy of the Draft Permit for the above applicant and all other supporting documents are available online at epa.guam.gov or in hard copy at the following repositories.
University of Guam (UOG)
Robert F. Kennedy Library, UOG Station
Mangilao, Guam 96923
(671) 735-2315 or 2314/735-2341
Hours: Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Contact: Ms. Christine Scott-Smith

Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library
254 Martyr Street – Hagãtña, Guam 96910
(671) 475-4751/52/53/54
Hours: Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Contact: Ms.Teresita Kennimer /Reference Desk

Guam EPA Main Office
17-3304 Mariner Avenue, Tiyan, Barrigada
(671) 475-1658/9
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Contact: Mr. Vince Pereira

Agat Mayor’s Office
398 Route 2, Agat, GU 96915
(671) 565-2524/4330
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Contact: Mayor Carol Tayama

HOW TO COMMENT
Written comments on the draft permit must be received or postmarked no later than Jan. 20, 2013, to be considered by the Agency. No fax or emailed comments will be accepted. Written comments must be submitted either by hand delivery to Guam EPA’s Main Office or by mail to:
Administrator
Guam Environmental Protection Agency
P.O. Box 22439 GMF
Barrigada, Guam 96921
Attention: Mr. Vincent J. Pereira