July 12, 2018 Agenda

NORTH CAROLINA
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION

512 N. Salisbury Street
Archdale Building - Ground Floor Hearing Room
Raleigh, North Carolina

July 12, 2018
9:00 a.m.

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 Commission. If any member knows of a conflict of interest or appearance of a conflict, please so state at this time.

J.D. Solomon, Chairman, Presiding

I. Preliminary Matters

1.    Call to Order
2.    Swearing-In of New Commissioners, Shannon M. Arata and George H. Pettus
3.    Approval of minutes from Commission meeting on May 9, 2018 (attached)
4.    Initiatives Update:  River Basin and Environment-Infrastructure

II. Action Items

1.    18-36     Request Approval of Proposed Rule Revisions, Regulatory Impact Analysis, and to Proceed to Public Hearing on Periodic Rule Readoption and Amendments for 15A NCAC 13B .0800 Septage Management Rules 
(DWM) Jessica Montie

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A - 13B .0800 Rule Text
Attachment B - 13B .0800 Regulatory Impact Analysis
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2.    18-37     Request Approval of Proposed Rule Revisions, Regulatory Impact Analysis, and to Proceed to Public Hearing on New Rules for 15A NCAC 13B .2000 Coal Combustion Residuals Management
(DWM) Ellen Lorscheider

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A – 13B .2000 Rule Text
Attachment B - 13B .2000 Regulatory Impact Analysis

3.    18-38     Request Approval to Proceed to Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption of a Dam Safety, Coal Combustion Residual Rule, 15A NCAC 02K .0224, and the Associated Regulatory Impact Analysis
(DEMLR) Andrew Brooks 

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A –15A NCAC 02K .0224 – Proposed for Adoption
Attachment B - Regulatory Impact Analysis

4.    18-39    Request Approval of Hearing Officer’s Report, Regulatory Impact Analysis, Amendments and Readoption of 15A NCAC 02S .0101, .0102, .0201, .0202, .0301, .0501-.0503, and .0506-.0509 Dry-Cleaning Solvent Cleanup Fund
(DWM) Peter Doorn

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A – Hearing Officer’s Report with Rule Revisions and Regulatory Impact Analysis                            

5.    18-40    Request Final Determination for an Interbasin Transfer Certificate for Pender County (Quasi-Judicial)
(DWR) Kim Nimmer

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION 

Attachment A- Pender County IBT Hearing Officer’s Report and Proposed IBT Certificate
Attachment B - Pender County IBT Petition 
Attachment C - Finding of No Significant Impact – Pender County IBT 
Attachment D - Environmental Assessment for an Interbasin Transfer from the Cape Fear River 
Attachment E - 2016 Final 303(d) List                                             

6.    18-41    Request for EMC to Approve the Hearing Officers' Recommendations on Rules 15A NCAC 02T and 02U
(Hearing Officers) Commissioners Rubin, Wilsey & Deerhake
(DWR) Jeff Manning

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A – Hearing Officer’s Report 
Attachment B -  Correction to Page A-330 in Hearing Officer's Report

7.    18-42    Request Approval of Hearing Officer’s Report and Issuance of Water Quality Special Order by Consent (SOC) S18-004 to Address Seeps from Coal Ash Basins at Duke Energy Carolinas’ Belews Creek and Buck Steam Stations
(Hearing Officer) Commissioner Gillespie/(DWR) Jeff Poupart

Hearing Officer’s Report Cover Memo 
Explanation of Changes to SOC S18-004 -  Revised SOC
Attachment A – Hearing Officer’s Report
Attachment B – SOC Application
Attachment C – Engineering Evaluations
Attachment D – Draft SOC
Attachment E – Public Notice of the SOC and Public Meeting
Attachment F – Affidavits from Salisbury Post and Winston-Salem Journal
Attachment G – Sign-in Sheet for Non-Speaking Attendees
Attachment H – Sign-in Sheet for Speaking Attendees
Attachment I – Written Comments Submitted by the Southern Environmental Law Center
Attachment J – Written Comments Submitted by Clean Water for North Carolina
Attachment K – Emailed Comments Submitted by Marie Garlock
Attachment L – Emailed Comments Submitted by Caroline Armijo
Attachment M – Emailed Comments Submitted by Marvin Dalton
Attachment N – EPA Memo June 7, 2010 (see p. 11)
Attachment O – EPA Letter to DEQ Aug. 19, 2016
Attachment P – DEQ Press Release Regarding Extension of Public Notice Period

(THIS ITEM HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE AGENDA)

8.    18-43   Request Approval of Hearing Officer’s Report and Issuance of Water Quality Special Order by Consent (SOC) S18-005 to Address Seeps from Coal Ash Basins at Duke Energy Progress’ Roxboro and Mayo Plants
(Hearing Officer) Commissioner Keen/(DWR) Bob Sledge

III.   Information Items

(THIS ITEM HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE AGENDA)

1.    18-03    Update on Readoption of Nutrient Strategy Rules for Neuse and Tar
Pamlico River Basins
(DWR) John Huisman
POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

2.    18-04    Update on Emerging Compounds
(DEQ Asst. Secretary/Environment) Sheila Holman

IV. Concluding Remarks

By Directors (Directors' Comments)
By Committee Chairs
By Commission Members
By Counsel
By Chairman

Adjournment 07-12-18