Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0023965 James A. Loughlin WWTP


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 NC0023965 James A. Loughlin 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:, or by calling (919) 707-3601. Cape Fear Public Utility Authority [235 Government Center Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403] has requested renewal of NPDES permit NC0023965 for its James A. Loughlin (Northside) Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in New Hanover County. This permitted facility discharges treated municipal and industrial wastewater to the Cape Fear River, a class SC;PNA water in the Cape Fear River Basin. Currently BOD, ammonia, TSS, enterococci, dissolved oxygen, pH, and total residual chlorine are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this segment of the Cape Fear River. (Public Notice will run in The Wilmington Star-News on 1/13/24.)

Send Comments To:
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends 2/13/24