Comment Period Ends: Duke Energy Progress, LLC-NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0004979 Allen Steam Station (Major Modification)

Event Description

PUBLIC NOTICE

N.C. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INTENT TO ISSUE NPDES WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT #NC0004979

Public comment or objection to the draft permit modification is invited. All comments received by May 10, 2021 will be considered in the final determination regarding permit issuance and permit provisions.

 

PERMIT APPLICATION

Duke Energy Progress, LLC, 526 South Church St., Charlotte, N.C., has applied for modification of its NPDES wastewater permit (NC0004979) for Allen Steam Station, 253 Plant Allen Road, Belmont, Gaston County. The facility discharges treated industrial wastewater, landfill leachate, groundwater, and stormwater to Catawba River, unnamed tributary to the Catawba River, and South Fork Catawba River in the Catawba River basin. Some of the parameters are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this portion of the Catawba River basin. The location of Outfall 001 is: Latitude: 35o11’23"; Longitude: 81o00’45". The location of Outfall 002 is: Latitude: 35o10’30"; Longitude: 81o00’23". The location of Outfall 006 is: Latitude: 35o10’50"; Longitude: 81o00’49".

 

The draft wastewater permit modification and related documents are available online at: https://goo.gl/3WtzMF. Printed copies of the draft permit and related documents may be reviewed at the department’s Mooresville Regional Office. To make an appointment to review the documents, please call 704-663-1699.

 

Public comment on the draft permit modification should be mailed to: Wastewater Permitting, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699-1617.

 

Public comments may also be submitted by email to: publiccomments@ncdenr.gov. Please be sure to include “Allen” in the email’s subject line.

 

View draft permit and related document

A Public Notice ad will run in the Gaston Gazette on 4/8/21.

Comment Period Opens: 4/8/21

Comment Period Ends: 5/10/21