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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2005
Release No. M-24
MAYOR WILL MEET WITH EPA OFFICIALS
Mayor Mufi Hannemann will be off-island March 25 to 29 to meet with federal Environmental Protection Agency officials in
Accompanying the mayor will be Corporation Counsel Carrie Okinaga and Environmental Services Director Eric Takamura.
They will discuss the Cityís efforts to comply with a 1995 consent decree with the EPA to address deficiencies in
The mayor stated in his state of the City address that he would be meeting with EPA officials regarding our wastewater system, in order to emphasize the priority he and his administration place on upgrades and compliance. Hannemann anticipates that the EPA will express disapproval of the past administrationís compliance with the requirements of various consent decrees and permits, and he intends to communicate the steps his administration is taking to address these requirements.
The mayor will also go to
Managing Director Jeff Coelho will be acting mayor in Hannemannís absence.
Contact: Bill Brennan, 527-6928
Mark Matsunaga, 527-5767
|Thursday, March 24, 2005|