Accession Number : ADA293715

Title :   Environmental Assessment for the Granting of U.S. Navy Easements Near Pearl Harbor and Waikele Gulch Oahu, Hawaii to Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CH2M HILL HONOLULU HI

Personal Author(s) : Luersen, P. ; Wiley, M. ; Hart, J. ; Kanehiro, C. ; Soloway, M.

PDF Url : ADA293715

Report Date : 23 SEP 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 168

Abstract : This document was prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA: and Navy regulations (OPNAVINST 5090.1B). The document addresses environmental impacts from the proposed granting of three easements to the Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (HECO) for the use of Navy property near Waikele Gulch, Pearl City and the Waiau Power Plant. HECO's proposed Waiau-CIP, Part 2, Project requires installation, operation, and maintenance of steel transmission line poles and associated equipment on three Navy parcels crossed by the 7.8 mile project. Health risks from exposure to the electric and magnetic fields of 138-kV transmission lines are discussed. (MM)

Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, *PUBLIC UTILITIES, *LAND USE, *ELECTRIC POWER PLANTS, *ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION, MAGNETIC FIELDS, HEALTH, TRANSMISSION LINES, ELECTRIC FIELDS, GROUND WATER, SOILS, SURFACE WATERS, AIR QUALITY, HAZARDOUS WASTES, HISTORIC SITES, CULTURAL RESOURCES, NAVAL SHORE FACILITIES, NOISE POLLUTION, HAWAII, PEARL HARBOR, POLES(SUPPORTS).

Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution
      Civil Engineering
      Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE