EPA visits wastewater facilities: Regional administrator offers guidance on money for upgrades at Kealakehe, Hilo facilities

  • U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Martha Guzman discusses wastewater infrastructure with county Environmental Management Director, Ramzi Mansour at the Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant. (EPA/Twitter)

  • U.S. EPA Regional Administrator, Martha Guzman, discusses wastewater infrastructure with county Environmental Management Director, Ramzi Mansour at the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant. (EPA courtesy photo)

Both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the nonprofit environmental law organization that successfully sued Maui County are watching how Hawaii County plans to handle similar wastewater discharge issues.