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Public Comment Period Opens: Duke Energy's Rogers Plant Draft NPDES Wastewater Permit

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PUBLIC NOTICE
N.C. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INTENT TO ISSUE NPDES WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT #NC0005088 

Public comment or objection to the draft permit is invited. All comments received by Nov. 10, 2016 will be considered in the final determination regarding permit issuance and permit provisions.

PERMIT APPLICATION
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC has applied for a NPDES permit to discharge wastewater from the Rogers Energy Complex, 573 Duke Power Rd., Mooresboro, N.C., Rutherford County. The facility discharges to the Broad River and Suck Creek in the Broad River Basin. 

The draft wastewater permit and related documents are available online at: https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/water-resources/water-resources-hot-topics/dwr-coal-ash-regulation/duke-energy-npdes-permits-for-facilities-with-coal-ash-ponds/duke-energy-npdes-modifications-renewals. Printed copies of the draft permit and related documents may be reviewed at the department’s Asheville Regional Office. To make an appointment to review the documents, please call 828-296-4500.  

Public comment on the draft permit should be mailed to: Wastewater Permitting, Attn: Rogers Energy Complex, 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 “Rogers Energy Complex” 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 permit at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 at Boiling Springs Town Hall, 114 East College Ave., Boiling Springs, N.C. Speaker registration begins at 5 p.m.

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