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Public Comment Period: Riverbend Steam Station Special Order by Consent

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N.C. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION
PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE SPECIAL ORDER BY CONSENT

Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC has requested a Special Order by Consent for its Riverbend Steam Station wastewater treatment plant, which discharges treated wastewater to the Catawba River as regulated by NPDES permit #NC0004961. The Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue the order effective Nov. 3, 2016 under the authority of Article 21, Chapter 143 of N.C. General Statutes and other applicable regulations.

The draft Order of Consent and related documents are available online at: http://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

Public comments on the draft Order of Consent should be mailed to: Wastewater Permitting, Attn: Riverbend SOC, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699-1617. Comments may also be submitted by email to: bob.sledge@ncdenr.gov.

All comments received by Oct. 18, 2016 will be considered in final determination of the order. A public meeting may be held if there is a significant degree of public interest.

 

 

 

 

 

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