Air Quality Public Engagement

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Public Comments & Public Hearings

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Public notices, draft permits and draft reviews are posted in Public Notices and Hearings on the start and end date of each comment period. Open comment periods on air permits are listed here for convenience. Instructions for submitting comments are included in the public notice document of each permit.

Comments can also be emailed to daq.publiccomments@ncdenr.gov. Please include the permit name and number in the subject.

Also listed will be public notices for Division rulemaking and compliance and enforcement actions open to public comment. Instructions on how to leave a public comment are included in each public notice.

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Comment Period

Hubbell Lenoir City Public comment begins 01/11/2023 and ends 02/10/2023
Revisions to Allow Electronic Submittal of Documents Public comment begins 01/17/2023 and ends 03/20/2023
Oliver Rubber Company, LLC Public comment begins 01/30/2023 and ends 03/01/2023
Duke Energy Progress, LLC Cape Fear STAR Facility Public comment begins 02/02/2023 and ends 03/04/2023

Title V Email List

The North Carolina Division of Air Quality Permitting Section maintains an email list for dissemination of permitting information to interested parties. These emails include public notices with draft permits and application reviews. Final permits will be distributed through this email list as well. Please note that only permitting actions that are processed through the public notice procedures will be distributed.

To have your email address added to the list of recipients, please send a request to Kathy Hash.

Notices for public hearings are posted in Public Notices and Hearings.

Rule Revisions to Allow Electronic Submittal of Documents

Public Notice

  • Time: Feb. 21, 2023, 6-7 p.m.
  • Location: Green Square Office Building, 1st Floor Training Room (#1210), 217 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Online Access: https://bit.ly/3UX223w

If you wish to speak at the digital public hearing, you must register, provide the required information, and follow instructions on ways to join the public hearing. Registration must be completed by 4:00 PM on February 21, 2023. To register, please click the following link: https://forms.office.com/g/B8tWjjmkhw

For instructions on ways to join the public hearing, refer to the following link:
https://files.nc.gov/ncdeq/Air%20Quality/rules/hearing/instructions-on-ways-to-join-webex.pdf
https://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html

Audio recordings, notices and other documents related to certain past public hearings are available to view or download.

Public Hearing Archive

Get Involved

Interested in Air Quality issues? Join our stakeholder group to learn more about air quality issues and ask questions about the division.

Outside Involvement Committee

The Air Quality Committee assists the Environmental Management Commission in carrying out its responsibilities related to adopting rules for the protection, preservation and enhancement of the state's air resources.

Air Quality Committee 

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The Division of Air Quality announces grant opportunities, significant air quality permitting actions, new rules and other items of public interest through news releases. DAQ also posts notices of public comment periods and upcoming hearings and other event notices.

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DAQ Public Notices & Hearings

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Our forecasts and other air quality data tools are also available through the Air Quality Portal and via RSS feed.

Contact

For additional assistance or information about the Division of Air Quality, contact:

Shawn Taylor
Public Information Officer
(919) 707-8446