Department of Health Seal

TGM for the Implementation of the Hawai'i State Contingency Plan
Section 1
CONTENTS

SECTION 1 CONTENTS

Acronyms and Abbreviations
 
1.0 Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Office Authorities, Responsibilities, and Organization
 
1.1 HEER Office Legal Authorities
  1.1.1 The Hawai'i Environmental Response Law (HERL), Hawai'i Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 128D
  1.1.2 Hawai'i State Contingency Plan (Hawai'i SCP), Hawai'i Administrative Rules (HAR) Title 11, Chapter 451
  1.1.3 The Uniform Environmental Covenants Act (UECA), Hawai'i Revised Statutes Chapter 508C
  1.1.4 The Hawai'i Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, (HEPCRA), Hawai'i Revised Statutes Chapter 128E
  1.1.5 Authority to Request Site Information
  1.1.6 Authority to Conduct Site Inspections and Collect Data
  1.1.7 Authority to Require Responsible Party-lead actions
  1.1.8 Authority to Conduct State-led Actions
  1.1.9 Authority to Recover Costs
 
1.2 HEER Office Responsibilities under HRS 128D and HAR 11-451
  1.2.1 Listing of Sites
  1.2.2 Provision of Access to Site Records
    1.2.2.1 Public Records Access in General (HRS 92F)
    1.2.2.2 Access to Site Administrative Records (HAR 11-451-19)
  1.2.3 Documentation of HEER Office Decisions on Sites
 
1.3 HEER Office Organization
  1.3.1 Emergency Preparedness & Response (EP&R) Section
  1.3.2 Site Discovery, Assessment, and Remediation (SDAR) Section
    1.3.2.1 Site Discovery Program
    1.3.2.2 State Sites Program
    1.3.2.3 Fast Track Cleanup Program
    1.3.2.4 Brownfields Program
    1.3.2.5 Voluntary Response Program
    1.3.2.6 DoD State Memorandum of Agreement Program (DSMOA)
  1.3.3 Hazard Evaluation Section
  1.3.4 Planning Section
 
1.4 Environmental Health Administration Divisions
  1.4.1 Hazard Evaluation & Emergency Response Office
  1.4.2 Environmental Management Division (EMD)
  1.4.3 Environmental Health Services Division (EHSD)
  1.4.4 Environmental Planning Office
  1.4.5 Compliance Assistance Office
  1.4.6 Environmental Resources Office
  1.4.7 State Laboratories Division
 
References
 
Appendices
  1-A HEER Office Functional Areas Chart