July 11, 2018 GWWM Committee


512 N. Salisbury Street
Archdale Building-Ground Floor Hearing Room

July 11, 2018
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Bill Puette, Chairman, Presiding

In the event the previously scheduled committee adjourns prior to the estimated adjournment time, the other committee meeting may be called to order by the Chairman fifteen minutes after the previous meeting adjourned.

I.      Preliminary Matters

1.      Call to Order and Notice of NCGS §138A-15 (Chairman Puette)

General Statute §138A-15 mandates that the Chairman inquires as to whether any member knows of any known conflict of interest or appearance of conflict with respect to matters before the Environmental Management Commission’s Groundwater and Waste Management Committee. If any member knows of a conflict of interest or appearance of conflict, please so state at this time.

Approval of minutes from Groundwater and Waste Management Committee ( GWWMC ) meeting on May 9, 2018. (attached)

II.   Information Items:

1.  Update on Rule Readoption Timeline for 15A NCAC Subchapter 02N “Underground Storage Tanks,” Subchapter 02O “Financial Responsibility Requirements for Owners and Operators of Underground Storage Tanks,” and Subchapter 02P “Leaking Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Funds.” (Ruth Strauss, DWM - UST) 

Explanation:  The Division of Waste Management Underground Storage Tank Section is providing an update on the readoption process timeline and proposed readoption deadline for the 15A NCAC 02N, 02O, and 02P rules. Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, the Rules Review Commission approved the Periodic Review of Existing Rules Report for 15A NCAC 02N, 02O, and 02P at the February 15, 2018 meeting and the report became effective on March 6, 2018.

PowerPoint Presentation
Attachment A - 15A NCAC 02N RRC Final Report
Attachment B - 15A NCAC 02O RRC Final Report
Attachment C - 15A NCAC 02P RRC Final Report

2.  Information on Proposing 15A NCAC 02L .0202 Revisions to Incorporate Interim Maximum Allowable Concentrations (IMACs) (Bridget Flaherty, DWR)

Powerpoint Presentation

2.1.  Interim Maximum Allowable Concentrations (IMACs)                                    
2.2.  List of IMACs recommended to go to rulemaking, withdrawn & retained                            
2.3.  Detailed table of proposed groundwater standards                                        
2.4.  Example of Groundwater Standard Summary Document                                    
2.5.  Example of IMAC Calculation Worksheet 

III.    Closing Remarks - Chairman Puette

Adjournment 7-11-18