Topics Related to NCDEQ

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.)
View Draft Permit NC0006351 and Related Documents
Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends:5/13/24

MOREHEAD CITY –The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) will meet April 24-25 at the Dare County Government Center, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. on April 24 and resume at 9 a.m. on April 25.

On April 25, 2024,  at 11:00 am, the Weatherization Assistance Program will hold a public hearing for the Annual Weatherization Program and the hearing for the 5-year Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Plan immediately following.  

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the final National Primary Drinking Water Regulation to establish legally enforceable levels for six PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known to occur in drinking water. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has been working with water systems to assess PFAS levels. Based on all available data, more than 300 water systems in our state have PFAS levels that will exceed the new standards

The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) Science Panel is scheduled to meet via web conference on April 12 at 9:30 a.m. to continue its review of Inlet Hazard Area boundaries. The public may listen to the meeting by computer or phone.

The N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve will hold spring local advisory committee meetings April 11 through 26 for the following reserve sites. All meetings are open to the public.

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 NC0087009 Washington County 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. Washington County applied to renew NPDES permit NC0087009 for Washington County WTP (396 West Mill Pond Road, Roper) in Washington County. This facility discharges to the Albemarle Sound in the Pasquotank River Basin. Currently total residual chlorine (TRC) is water quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in the Albemarle Sound. (Public Notice will run in The Washington Daily News on 4/10/24.
View Draft Permit NC0087009 and Related Documents
Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 5/10/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission
Division of Water Resources/Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Reissue an NPDES General Wastewater Permit

The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to reissue the following NPDES wastewater general permit: NPDES General Permit No. NCG580000 for the discharge of reclaimed water from a conjunctive use reclaimed water system. Covered discharge is limited to discharges from reclaimed storage ponds as a result of rainfall or storm events; or overspray or runoff of reclaimed water if levels are over specified minimums.

Written comments regarding the proposed general 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 to review information on file. Additional information on this notice may be found on our website at:
https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/water-resources/water-resources-perm…

For questions or comments about NPDES General Permit NCG580000 for the discharge of reclaimed water from a conjunctive use reclaimed water system, please contact Catherine (Kate) Shadwell via email at kate.shadwell@deq.nc.gov

Comment Period Opens:4/5/24
Comment Period Ends: 5/6/24

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 NC0087912 Speedway #6973
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. Speedway LLC applied to renew NPDES permit NC0087912 for Speedway #6973 for treated wastewaters from a Surface Water Pollution Control System (oil/water separators) discharging to a UT to Richland Creek, Neuse River Basin. The parameter Naphthalene is water-quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in this portion of the watershed. (Public Notice will run in the News & Observer on 4/6/24.)
View Draft Permit NC0087912 and Related Documents
Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends:5/6/24

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 NC0044253 Camp Dogwood 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 NC Lions Foundation, Inc. requested renewal of permit NC0044253 for its Camp Dogwood WWTP (7050 Camp Dogwood Drive, Sherrills Ford) in Catawba County. This permitted facility discharges treated domestic wastewater to the Mountain Creek arm of Lake Norman in the Catawba River Basin. Currently fecal coliform and total residual chlorine are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this portion of Mountain Creek. (Public Notice will run in the Observer News on 4/6/24.)
View Draft Permit NC0044253 and Related Documents

Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends:5/6/24