State of Hawai'i Environmental Council
February 14, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Leiopapa A Kamehameha
Room 204, 235 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, HI 96813
1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Introductions, Quorum
2. Amendment to Administrative Rules of the EIS Process (Chapter 11-200, HAR)
a. Rule 2 Definitions – to revise definitions relating to a “direct-to-EIS” pathway as provided in Act 172 SLH 2012 in Chapter 343, HRS.
b. Rule 15 Consultation Prior to Filing a Draft Environmental Impact Statement -adjust the requirements for preparing an EIS Preparation Notice (EISPN) so that the content requirement is consistent for EISPNs being prepared as a result of an environmental assessment or using the “direct-to-EIS” process.