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PUBLIC NOTICE
N.C. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INTENT TO ISSUE NPDES WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT #NC0045993

Public comment or objection to the draft permit is invited. All comments received by June 3, 2024, will be considered in the final determination regarding permit issuance and permit provisions.

PERMIT APPLICATION
ATI Specialty Materials, LLC, 2020 Ashcraft Avenue, Monroe, N.C., has applied for modification of its NPDES wastewater permit (NC0045993) for Monroe Facility, 2020 Ashcraft Avenue, Monroe, Union County. The facility discharges treated industrial wastewater and stormwater to Richardson Creek in the Yadkin-Pee Dee River basin. Some of the parameters are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this portion of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River basin. The location of Outfall 001 is: Latitude: 35059’05”; Longitude: 80036’30”.
The draft wastewater permit modification and related documents are available online at: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings.

Printed copies of the draft permit and related documents may be reviewed at the department’s Mooresville Regional Office. To make an appointment to review the documents, please call 704-663-1699.

Public comment on the draft permit modification should be mailed to: Wastewater Permitting, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699-1617.

Public comments may also be submitted by email to: publiccomments@deq.nc.gov. Please be sure to include “ATI” in the email’s subject line.
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Public Notice will run in The Enquirer Journal on 4/20/24.
Comment Period Opens: 4/20/24
Comment Period Ends: 5/3/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0082376 E.M. Johnson WTP The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings, or by calling (919) 707-3601. The City of Raleigh applied to renew NPDES permit NC0082376 for the E.M. Johnson WTP (10301 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh) in Wake County. This facility discharges to two waterways in the Neuse River Basin: an unnamed tributary to the Neuse River and an unnamed tributary at Camp New Life. Currently, total residual chlorine (TRC) and total phosphorus are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in these portions of the unnamed tributary to the Neuse River and the unnamed tributary at Camp New Life. (Public Notice will run in The News and Observer on 4/18/24.)

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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 5/21/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0023949 Goldsboro WRF The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. The City of Goldsboro [PO Drawer A, Goldsboro, NC 27533] has requested renewal of NPDES permit NC0023949 for its Goldsboro Water Reclamation Facility, located in Wayne County. This permitted facility discharges treated municipal and industrial wastewater to the Neuse River, a class C; NSW water in the Neuse River Basin. Currently CBOD, ammonia, fecal coliform, dissolved oxygen, pH, total residual chlorine, total phosphorus, and total nitrogen loading are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this segment of the Neuse River. (Public Notice will run in The Goldsboro News-Argus on 4/18/2024.)

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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 5/20/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0083941 Spring Creek WWTP The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings, or by calling (919) 707-3601. Aqua North Carolina, Inc. [202 MacKenan Court, Cary, NC 27511] has applied for renewal of NPDES Permit NC0083941 for the Spring Creek WWTP in Davidson County. This permitted facility discharges treated domestic wastewater to Fryes Creek in the Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin. Currently, BOD and ammonia nitrogen are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this portion of the watershed. (Public Notice will run in The Lexington Dispatch on 4/18/24.)
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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 5/20/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0083089 Bogue Banks Water Corporation WTP The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings, or by calling (919) 707-3601.
Bogue Banks Water Corporation applied to renew NPDES permit NC0083089 for the Bogue Banks WTP (9204 Coast Guard Road, Emerald Isle) in Carteret County. This facility discharges to the Bogue Sound in the White Oak River Basin. Currently, total residual chlorine (TRC), total copper, and total zinc are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in this portion of the Bogue Sound. (Public Notice will run in Carteret County News-Times on 4/21/24.)

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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 5/21/24

PUBLIC NOTICE
N.C. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INTENT TO ISSUE NPDES WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT #NC0090239
Public comment or objection to the draft permit is invited. All comments received by June 3, 2024, will be considered in the final determination regarding permit issuance and permit provisions.
PERMIT APPLICATION-Ely Lilly and Company, 1420 Concord Parkway South, Concord, N.C., has applied for modification of NPDES wastewater permit (NC0090239) for its Concord facility in Cabarrus County. The facility discharges cooling water to unnamed tributary to Coddle Creek in the Catawba River basin. Some parameters are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this portion of the Catawba River basin. The locations of Outfall 001 is: Latitude: 35023’27.0”; Longitude: 80038’6.3”; Outfall 002 is: Latitude: 35023’29.1”; Longitude: 80037’40.7”; Outfall 003 is: Latitude: 35023’32.7”; Longitude: 80037’59.3”.
Printed copies of the draft modification and related documents may be reviewed at the department’s Mooresville Regional Office. To make an appointment to review the documents, please call 704-663-1699.
Public comment on the draft modification should be mailed to: Wastewater Permitting, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699-1617.
Public comments may also be submitted by email to: publiccomments@deq.nc.gov. Please be sure to include “Eli Lilly” in the email’s subject line.
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Public Notice will run in The Independent Tribune on 4/19/24.
Comment Period Opens: 4/19/24
Comment Period Ends: 5/3/24

The locations of Outfall 001 is: Latitude: 35023’27.0”; Longitude: 80038’6.3”; Outfall 002 is: Latitude: 35023’29.1”; Longitude: 80037’40.7”; Outfall 003 is: Latitude: 35023’32.7”; Longitude: 80037’59.3”.

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0087670 Southern Outer Banks Water System WTP-The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. Currituck County applied to renew NPDES permit NC0087670 for Southern Outer Banks Water System WTP (734 Ocean Trail (Route 12), Corolla) in Currituck County. This facility discharges to the Atlantic Ocean in the Pasquotank River Basin. Currently total residual chlorine (TRC) is water quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in the Atlantic Ocean. (Public Notice will run in The Coastland Times on 4/24/24.)
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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends:5/23/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Notice of Intent to Issue NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0088200 – City of Thomasville WTP
The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. The City of Thomasville [PO Box 368, Thomasville, NC 27361] has requested renewal of NPDES permit NC0088200 for the City of Thomasville WTP, located in Davidson County. This permitted facility discharges treated wastewater to a UT to Rich Fork Creek, a class C water in the Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin. Some of the parameters in the permit are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this segment of Rich Fork Creek. (Public Notice will run in The Dispatch on 4/18/24.)
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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends:5/17/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0021547 Franklin WWTP
The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. The Town of Franklin [PO Box 1479, Franklin, NC 28744] has requested renewal of NPDES permit NC0021547 for its Waste Water Treatment Plant, located in Macon County. This permitted facility discharges treated municipal wastewater to Little Tennessee River, a class C waterbody in the Little Tennessee River Basin. Currently BOD, ammonia, fecal coliform, TSS, dissolved oxygen, pH, total residual chlorine, total nitrogen, and total phosphorus are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this segment of Little Tennessee River. (Public Notice will run in the Franklin Press on 4/24/24.)
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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends:5/23/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0006351 Venator Chemicals, LLC- The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. The Venator Chemicals, LLC. [5910 Pharr Mill Rd, Harrisburg, NC 28075], has requested renewal of NPDES permit NC0006351, for its Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in Cabarrus County. This permitted facility discharges treated industrial wastewater to the Rocky River which is classified C waters in sub-basin 03-07-11 of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin. Some of the parameters in the permit are water quality limited. (Public Notice will run in the Independent Tribune on 4/12/24.)
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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends:5/13/24