Public Notice 2016-03-04 (401 Program)

Event Description

TO:      DENR-DWR-Wetlands-Public Listserv

FROM: Karen Higgins, 401 & Buffer Permitting Branch

Public Notice; Isolated Individual Wetlands Permit for Novo Nordisk Bright Sky Project Facility Expansion; DWR # 2007-0173; Clayton, Johnston County

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. (3612 Powhatan Road, Clayton, NC 27527) has applied to the North Carolina Division of Water Resources (DWR) for an Isolated and Other Non-404 Jurisdictional Wetlands and Waters Individual Permit pursuant to 15A NCAC 02H .1300.  The activity for which this permit is sought is to permanently impact 2.18 acres of isolated wetlands to construct a facility expansion.  The DWR must take final action on the Isolated Individual Permit application prior to May 2, 2016.

The public is invited to comment in writing to the DWR on the application described above.  Comments should be mailed to NC DWR, Attn:  Jennifer Burdette, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27669-1617 or emailed to jennifer.burdette@ncdenr.gov.  Comments must be received by DWR no later than close of business on April 4, 2016.

This facility expansion will also permanently impact 5.32 acres of Section 404 jurisdictional wetlands and 188 linear feet of jurisdictional stream.  A public notice was issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on January 6, 2016; the 401 Water Quality Certification was issued on March 3, 2016.

A copy of the application is available online at http://edocs.deq.nc.gov/WaterResources/0/fol/6937/Row1.aspx and at the DWR Central Office.  To schedule an appointment, contact Jennifer Burdette at jennifer.burdette@ncdenr.gov or 919-807-6364.  File materials may not be removed from any DWR office; copy machines are available for use.  Copies are 5 cents per page.

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