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Public Comment Period Opens: NPDES General Permits for Swine, Cattle and Poultry Facilities with Liquid Manure Systems

Event Description

The current NPDES General Permits for Swine, Cattle and Poultry Animal Feeding Operations with liquid manure systems will expire June 30, 2017. The N.C. Division of Water Resources has developed three draft renewal permits. The public is invited to submit comments on the draft renewal permits. The public comment period closes at 5:00 p.m. Oct. 17, 2016. Copies of the draft renewal permits and related documents may be viewed online at the division’s website: http://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/water-resources/water-quality-regional-operations/afo. Public comments may be mailed to:

Animal Feeding Operations Program
1636 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1636

There will be one public meeting to receive oral comments:

Public Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016
Archdale Building, Ground Floor Hearing Room
512 N. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, N.C.  27604

The public meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m., with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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