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Public Meeting- Puna Geothermal Venture Repower Project: Public Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)

Jun 2, 2023

PGV will host an open house and public comment meeting on June 1, 2023, to provide information on the DEIS and take comments.

On May 8, 2023, the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was published. Public comment period is open until June 22, 2023.

Pending government approval, PGV and Hawaiian Electric have negotiated an amended contract that will regulate power generation at the PGV plant through the year 2052. The Public Utilities Commission, in conjunction with the County of Hawai‘i Planning Department, have requested that PGV prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) in conjunction with consideration of the new contract.

The meeting will be held at the Pahoa Neighborhood Center, 15-2906 Pahoa Village Road, Pāhoa, HI 96778.
Open house from 4:30-5:20, Opening remarks from 5:20-5:30, comment period from 5:30-7:30.

Puna Geothermal Venture Repower Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)Draft EIS Public Meeting

Date: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Location: Pahoa Neighborhood Center, 15-2906 Pahoa Village Road, Pāhoa, HI 96778.


4:30 – 5:20pm Open House

5:20 – 5:30pm Welcome Presentation/Project Overview

5:30 – 7:30pm Oral Comment Session

MEETING PROTOCOL: Please sign up when you arrive if you would like to make an oral comment.If you prefer to make a written comment, information will be provided on how to do so.Oral commenters will be provided a set amount of time to speak.If after all oral commenters have had the opportunity to speak, and if there is still meeting time left, more comments may be heard. Be respectful. One voice at a time.Listen to oral commenters without interruption.

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