Public Comment Period Opens: Duke Energy Progress, LLC-NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0039586 Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant

Event Description

PUBLIC NOTICE

N.C. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INTENT TO ISSUE NPDES WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT #NC0039586

Public comment or objection to the draft permit is invited. All comments received by August 16, 2021 will be considered in the final determination regarding permit issuance and permit provisions.

 

PERMIT APPLICATION

Duke Energy Progress, LLC, 526 South Church St., Charlotte, N.C., has applied for renewal of its NPDES wastewater permit (NC0039586) for Harris Nuclear Plant, 5413 Shearon Harris Rd., New Hill, Wake County. The facility discharges industrial wastewater, domestic wastewater, and stormwater to Harris Reservoir in the Cape Fear River basin. Some parameters are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this portion of the Cape Fear River basin. The location of Outfall 006 is: Latitude: 35o34’47"; Longitude: 78o58’07". The location of Outfall 007 is: Latitude: 35o38’05"; Longitude: 78o55’05". Printed copies of the draft permit and related documents may be reviewed at the department’s Raleigh Regional Office. To make an appointment to review the documents, please call 919-791-4200.  Public comment on the draft permit modification should be mailed to: Wastewater Permitting, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699-1617.  Public comments may also be submitted by email to: publiccomments@ncdenr.gov. Please be sure to include "Harris Nuclear" in the email’s subject line.

 

View Draft Permit and Related Documents

A Public Notice ad will run in The News and Observer on 7/15/21.

Comment Period Opens: 7/15/21

Comment Period Ends:   8/16/21