State seeks public feedback on Hanes Farm sand mine permit in Craven County

Raleigh, NC

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources (DEMLR) is seeking community feedback related to the application for a mining permit for a mining operation located off Crump Farm Road in Craven County.

           WHAT:        Public Hearing on Hanes Farm mining permit application

           WHEN:       7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2019

           WHERE:      Craven County Courthouse No. 4
                             302 Broad St.
                             New Bern, NC 28560

A copy of the mining permit application and corresponding maps are on file with the Regional and Raleigh Central Office, Land Quality Section, for the public's information and review prior to the date of the public hearing.  Additional information concerning this hearing may be obtained by writing or calling:

                              Judy Wehner
                              Assistant State Mining Specialist
                              Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources
                              1612 Mail Service Center
                              Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1612
                              Telephone: (919) 707-9220

The proceedings will remain open for a period of ten (10) days following the hearing for additional written comments or statements ending on Friday, December 20, 2019.

DEQ will consider all public comments and other available information about the permit before deciding whether to issue the final permit, deny the permit or issue it with amended conditions.

The application, public notice and proposed mine maps can be found at:


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