September 12, 2019 Agenda


512 N. Salisbury Street
Archdale Building - Ground Floor Hearing Room
Raleigh, North Carolina

September 12, 2019
9:00 a.m.

General Statute § 138A-15 mandates that the Chairman inquires as to whether any member knows of any known conflict of interest or appearance of conflict with respect to matters before the Commission. If any member knows of a conflict of interest or appearance of a conflict, please so state at this time.

Dr. A. Stan Meiburg, Chairman, Presiding

I.    Preliminary Matters

1.     Call to Order
2.     Approval of minutes from Commission meeting on July 12, 2019 - to be published by 9/13/19

II.  Action Items

1.    19-21    Appointment of Vice-Chairman
(EMC/ Chair Meiburg) 

2.    19-22    Request to Approve Recommendation to Reappoint Members to the Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission
(DWR) Steve Reid

Attachment A – Marchell Adams David Bio
Attachment B – Martie Groome Bio
3.    19-23    Request Approval of Hearing Officer's Report, Regulatory Impact Analysis, and Adoption of Amendments for 15A NCAC 13B .1400 Solid Waste Compost Facility Rules 
(DWM) Jessica Montie/Perry Sugg

Attachment A - Hearing Officer’s Report 

4.    19-24    Request Approval of Hearing Officer's Report, Regulatory Impact Analysis, and Adoption of Amendments for 15A NCAC 13B .1200 Medical Waste Management Rules
(DWM) Jessica Montie/John Patrone


Attachment A - 13B .1200 Hearing Officer's Report with Rule Text
Attachment B - 13B .1200 Medical Waste Impact Analysis

5.     19-25    Request Approval to Send the 2019 Annual Report on Basinwide Water Management Planning by the Department of Environmental Quality and the Environmental Management Commission to the Environmental Review Commission (ERC)
(DWR) Nora Deamer

Attachment A - (Draft) 2019 Annual ERC Basinwide Management Planning Report


6.    19-26    Request Approval of Proposed Amendments to the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico Nutrient Strategy Rules 15A NCAC 02B .0229 through .0258 and Proposed 15A NCAC 02B .0701 and .0730
(DWR) John Huisman

Attachment A - Hearing Officer's Report
Attachment B - Text of Proposed Rule Amendments
Attachment C - Updated Fiscal Note
Attachment D - Public Comments Received
Attachment E - Proposed Stormwater Community Population Data
Attachment F -Notice of Text
Attachment G - Stantonsburg Letter
Attachment H - Proposed Nutrient Rules Objections (9-6-19)
Attachment I -   NCRA Membership 2019
Attachment J -  Tar-Pamlico Association Letter (9-9-19)
Attachment K - TPBA Membership
Attachment L -  Haw River Nutrient Compliance Association (HRNC) Letter

7.      19-27      Request Approval of Hearing Officer's Report on Session Law 2013-413 (H74) Re-adoption of Group 5 Rules 15A NCAC 02D .0601 - .0615, .2100 - .2104, .2300, .2600 - .2621 and Final Approval of Regulatory Impact Analysis (547)

(DAQ) Joelle Burleson


Attachment A - Hearing Officer's Report

8.      19-28      Request Approval of Proposed Amendment to 15A NCAC 02B .0304 for the Proposed Reclassification of the Sandy Bottom Wetlands in Buncombe County (French Broad River Basin) from Class WL to Class WL UWL and Regulatory Impact Analysis to Proceed to Public Notice and Comment
(DWR) Adriene Weaver


Attachment A - Proposed Amendment 02B-0304 Sandy Bottom Wetlands
Attachment B - DEQ Regulatory Impact Analysis 2019-05-15

III.  Information Item

1.    19-IF-08    Briefing on Draft Clean Energy Plan
(DEQ) Sushma Masemore


IV.    Concluding Remarks  

By Directors (Comments)
By Committee Chairs
By Commission Members
By Counsel
By Chairman

Adjournment 09-12-19