08/31/21-CORRECTED FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED A&B WATER LEASE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEWPosted on Aug 31, 2021 in BLNR, Land, Main, Media, News Releases
|DAVID Y. IGE
SUZANNE D. CASE
For Immediate News Release: August 31, 2021
CORRECTED FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED A&B WATER LEASE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW
(Haiku) – On August 26 Alexander & Baldwin (A&B) and East Maui Irrigation Company, Limited (EMI) (collectively A&B), filed its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed water lease for the Nāhiku, Keʻanae, Honomanū, and Huelo License Areas with both the DLNR Land Division and the State of Hawai‘I Environmental Review Program.
The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR), has thirty days from the date of submission to issue a determination on the acceptability of the FEIS. The Land Division anticipates the BLNR will consider whether to accept the FEIS at its September 24 meeting. Testimony can be submitted at that time and the agenda for the meeting will be posted on September 17.
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Testimony can be submitted to the Land Board secretary:
Fax: 808-587-0390 Attn: Board Members
E-mail: [email protected]
Mail: Department of Land and Natural Resources
Attn: Board Members
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 130
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813
BLNR 2021 meeting agendas:
FEIS Document: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/ld/ab-emi-feis-for-the-proposed-lease-for-the-nahiku-keanae-honomanu-and-huelo-license-area/
For more information on submitting testimony and about BLNR meetings: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/boards-commissions/blnr-board/faqs/.
Hawai’i Department of Land and Natural Resources