Legislative Reports

Pursuant to S.L. 2019-250 Section 5.10 (a), Department of Environmental Quality legislative reports submitted on or after January 1, 2020 will be posted below.

Title Summary Report Date
Bernard Allen Emergency Drinking Water Fund

Annual report on implementation of the Bernard Allen Memorial Emergency Drinking Water Fund. 

Combined River Basin Advisory Commission Report and Audit

Annual audit and report on the River Basin Advisory Commission

Water Resources Development Projects Report

A summary of North Carolina's share of the cost of water resources development projects being constructed or maintained across the state. 

Stormwater Grants Report

​​​​​​A report on the projects and activities funded by the Local Assistance for Stormwater Infrastructure Investments Fund. 

Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Report

A plan for the protection and conservation of North Carolina's coastal habitat. 

Study on Erosion and Sedimentation Applicable to Storm-water Discharges from Construction Activities

​​​​​​A report to present the finding from the Department of Environmental Quality's study of the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973 (SPCA) and N.C.'s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Construction Stormwater NCG010000 (NCG01). 

July 1 Coal Ash Quarterly Report

Quarterly report on DEQ's operations, activities, programs, and progress with respect to coal combustion residuals surface impounds. 

July 1 Directed Grants Report

Report on the status of funds disbursed for directed grants. 

Blueprint Implementation Report

A watershed blueprint to identify all major watersheds impacted by flooding in order to form the backbone of a State flood planning process that increases community resiliency to flooding and shall be a resource for riverine and stream management to reduce flooding to support the establishment and furtherance of local government stormwater maintenance programs. 

Directed Grants Status Report

Report on the status of funds disbursed for directed grants.

Consolidated Waste Report

Annual report on the status of waste management efforts in North Carolina.

April 1 Coal Ash Quarterly Report

Quarterly report on DEQ’s operations, activities, programs, and progress with respect to coal combustion residuals surface impoundments.

Permitting Reserve Fund Implementation Report

Report on the implementation of the $2.5M that was appropriated for additional permitting positions at DEQ.

Semi-Annual Report on Water Resources Development Grant Projects

Semi-annual report on the status of Water Resources Development Projects.

Plan and Recommendations for Financial Resources for Decommissioning of Utility-Scale Solar Panel Projects

Plan and recommendations for financial resources for decommissioning of utility-scale solar panel projects.

Report on Environmental Express Permitting Expansion and Legislative Recommendations

Report and study on additional positions and funding needed as well as any changes in law/regulation necessary to expand the Department's express permitting programs.

Oyster Research and Restoration 2021 Annual Legislative Report

Report on the use of funding for oyster research and restoration activities.

2021 Annual Report of the Oil and Gas Commission

Annual report on operation, activities, programs, and progress of the Oil and Gas Commission.

2021 North Carolina Interagency Litter Report

Interagency report on litter enforcement, prevention, and removal efforts.

2021 Q4 Capital Improvements Report

Quarterly report on capital improvements projects.