RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality State Energy Office will hold a public hearing April 27 and accept public comments on the Weatherization Assistance Program’s annual state plan. Members of the public are invited to attend in person or online.
The Weatherization Assistance Program serves low-income and disadvantaged communities across the state by helping North Carolinians save energy, reduce their utility bills, and stay safe in their homes.
In addition to the annual state plan, members of the public will also be able comment on the accompanying revised Training & Technical Assistance Plan, Health & Safety Plan and Weatherization Installation Standard Work Specifications proposed for adoption.
The public is invited to comment in-person at the April 27 hearing in the first-floor training room at the DEQ Greene Square building. Sign up will be available upon arrival. The hearing officer may limit the length of oral presentations to accommodate the total number of speakers.
Event: Public hearing on the Weatherization Assistance Program’s annual state plan.
When: 1 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2023
Where: First-floor training room, Green Square building
217 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27603
Members of the public can also listen to the meeting online or by phone.
Meeting Number: 2425 391 4344
Password: NCWAP (62927 from phones and video systems)
Join by Telephone: +1-415-655-0003 US Toll
Access Code: 2425 391 4344
Public comment can also be provided by mail to the State Energy Office, 1613 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1613, or via email to email@example.com. For email comments, please type “Annual State Plan” in subject line.
The public comment period is open beginning April 14, 2023, through April 27, 2023. To be included in the hearing record, all comments must be postmarked, emailed, or received by the State Energy Office (if delivered in person) no later than April 27, 2023
Copies of the proposed plan may be downloaded at the following address: https://deq.nc.gov/energy-climate/state-energy-office/weatherization-assistance-program. Copies of the proposal may also be reviewed at the regional offices of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality located at the following cities:
Asheville (828) 296-4500
Fayetteville (910) 433-3300
Mooresville (704) 663-1699
Raleigh (919) 791-4200
Washington (252) 946-6481
Wilmington (910) 796-7215
Winston-Salem (336) 776-9800
For more information, contact Matthew Davis at (919) 397-9788.