Industrial Permitting Branch

The NPDES Industrial Permitting Branch is responsible for Industrial major National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System wastewater permitting and providing NPDES programmatic support including:  Level B modeling; CORMIX /dilution model reviews; review and issuance of municipal Authorization to Construct permits (ATCs); and NPDES program implementation guidance.   

Please Note: This branch covers industrial direct discharge permits to waters. Information for Industrial Stormwater Permitting can be found here.

Duke Energy NPDES Permits

Authorization to Construct Permits (AtoCs)

Application Forms & Documents 


NPDES Industrial Permitting Staff

Doug Dowden Supervisor 919-707-3605
Sergei Chernikov, Ph.D. Environmental Engineer III 919-707-3606
Min Xiao, P.E. Environmental Engineer III 919-707-3644
Amir Adaryani Environmental Engineer I 919-707-3704
Derek Denard Environmental Program Consultant 919-707-3618
Fenton Brown, Jr. Environmental Engineer II 919-707-3612
Ori Tuvia  Environmental Engineer III 707-235-2190