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DEQ announces public information sessions regarding coal ash closure options

Raleigh

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announces it will hold a series of public information sessions near six coal ash facilities across North Carolina where communities can learn about options for closing coal ash impoundments. The sessions will offer question and answer tables about specific topics relating to environmental and public health considerations, and the opportunity for community members to express their views about proposed criteria to guide DEQ’s coal ash closure decision making process.                           

The meetings will be held at 6:00 p.m. on the following dates:

Jan. 10: Walnut Cove Elementary School
Address: 1211 Walnut Cove School Road, Walnut Cove, NC 27052.
Agenda: To discuss closure options for coal ash impoundments at Belews Creek Steam Station.
 
Jan. 15: Mayo Park Environmental Education Community Center
Address: 1013 Neal's Store Rd, Roxboro, NC 27574.
Agenda: To discuss closure options for coal ash impoundments at Mayo Power Station.
 
Jan. 17: Sherrills Ford Elementary School
Address: 8103 Sherrills Ford Rd, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673.
Agenda: To discuss closure options for coal ash impoundments at Marshall Steam Station.
 
Jan. 22: Chase High School
Address: 1603 Chase High Rd, Forest City, NC 28043
Agenda: To discuss closure options for coal ash impoundments at Cliffside Steam Station.
 
Jan. 24: Person High School
Address: 1010 Ridge Rd, Roxboro, NC 27573
Agenda: To discuss closure options for coal ash impoundments at Roxboro Power Station.
 
Jan. 29: Stuart Cramer High School
Address: 101 Lakewood Road, Belmont, NC.
Agenda: To discuss closure options for coal ash impoundments at Allen Steam Station.  

 

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