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Public Comment Period Opens: Duke Energy Progress LLC - Mayo and Roxboro Plants NPDES Stormwater Permits

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PUBLIC NOTICE
N.C. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INTENT TO ISSUE NPDES STORMWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT #NCS000580 AND #NCS000581

Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC has applied for a NPDES permit to discharge stormwater from each of the following power plants:

  • Mayo Steam Electric Generating Plant, 10660 Boston Rd., Roxboro, N.C., Person County. The facility discharges to Mayo Reservoir in the Roanoke River basin.

  • Roxboro Steam Electric Generating Station, 1700 Dunnaway Rd., Semora, N.C., Person County. The facility discharges to Hyco Reservoir in the Roanoke River basin.

The draft stormwater permits and related documents are available online at: http://deq.nc.gov/news/hot-topics/coal-ash-nc/npdes-permits. Printed copies of the draft permits 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 should be mailed to: Stormwater Permitting, Attn: Mike Randall, 1612 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699-1612. Public comments may also be submitted by email to: mike.randall@ncdenr.gov. Please be sure to include “Mayo” or “Roxboro” in the email’s subject line.

PUBLIC HEARING
The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing to accept comments on the aforementioned draft permits, as well as the facilities' draft wastewater permits, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Person County Government Building, 304 S. Morgan St., Roxboro, N.C. Speaker registration begins at 5 p.m.

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