The Feldspar Corporation Permit # NC0000353

Event Description

Permit #:  NC0000353

Facility:  The Feldspar Corporation

Owner:  The Quartz Corp USA

County:  Mitchell

The division has publish a public notice in the Mitchell News & the Asheville Citizens-Times.

The Quartz Corp USA (P O Box 99, Spruce Pine, NC 28777) has requested  renewal of permit NC0000353 for its Feldspar Corporation [797 Altapass Road, Spruce Pine, NC] in Mitchell County. This permitted facility discharges treated mining process wastewater to the North Toe River, adjacent to the facility near 35°54'17.9"N, 82°3'44.4"W, in the French Broad River Basin.  Currently fluoride and total suspended solids are water quality limited.  This discharge may affect future allocations in this segment of the North Toe River.

Send Comments To:

NCDEQ-DWR

Water Quality Permitting Section

1617 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Comment Period Ends: 30-days from publish date

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