comscore Kamehameha Schools’ EPA accord will lead to closure of cesspools
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Kamehameha Schools’ EPA accord will lead to closure of cesspools

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “It’s literally a hole in the ground and the waste goes wherever it wants to go.”

    Dean Higuchi

    Spokesman, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hopes a consent agreement with Kamehameha Schools to close any large-capacity cesspools on its more than 3,000 properties and pay a penalty of nearly $100,000 will encourage other Hawaii landowners to voluntarily shut down their cesspools. Read more

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