Energy & Environment

Land Links for Tuesday, June 15

·By Michael Levine

Every day, I’m scouring the Internet for land use and environmental news from around the state and around the world that means something for us here in Hawaii. Noteworthy today: making room for the rail and trucking trash on the Big Island.

The final Environmental Impact Statements for the rail project, says 20 homes, one church and 66 businesses need to be moved. It has been approved by the feds.

A Big Island consultant is going to weigh expanding the Hilo landfill against trucking garbage to Kona, according to West Hawaii Today.