The Chemours Company FC, LLC has applied for a new NPDES wastewater permit (NC0090042) for the Chemours Company – Fayetteville Works, 22828 NC Highway 87 West; Fayetteville, NC, Bladen County. The facility will primarily discharge treated groundwater and some surface water and stormwater to Cape Fear River in the Cape Fear River basin. Some of the parameters are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this portion of the Cape Fear River basin. The location of the Outfall is: Latitude: 34050’18”; Longitude: 78049’17”.

Public hearings will be held on June 21, 2022 and June 23, 2022 for public comment. Written comments will be accepted through June 24, 2022, at 5 p.m. and will be considered in the final determination regarding permit issuance and permit provisions.

The draft wastewater permit and related documents are available online at: Printed copies of the draft permit and related documents may be reviewed at the department’s Fayetteville Regional Office or the Wilmington Regional Office. To make an appointment to review the documents, please call 910-433-3300 for Fayetteville and 910-796-7215 for Wilmington and ask for a Water Quality Regional Operations Supervisor.

Public comment on the draft permit may be mailed to: Wastewater Permitting, Attn: Chemours Permit, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699-1617 and post-marked no later than June 24, 2022.  Public comments may also be submitted by email to: Please include “Chemours” in the email subject line. Comments will be accepted via email through June 24, 2022, 5 p.m.


To give all affected communities the opportunity to comment, two public hearings will be held for this draft permit, one will be in person, and one held remotely.


Date:               Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 6 p.m.

Location:        Cape Fear Community College

                        Union Station, First Floor Auditorium

Register:         Speaker registration opens at 5 p.m., onsite signup sheet.


Date:                           Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 6.p.m.

Location:                    Remote/Online/Webex

Register to Speak:       Speaker registration at

by 12 pm. June 23, 2022

Access:                       WebEx link:

Event number:            2421 589 1484

Event password:         NCDEQ          

Audio conference:      US TOLL +1-415-655-0003, Access code: 2421 589 1484


You may also register by scanning the following QR code with your phone:                Qr code

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If you have any problems registering online, please call 919-707-9011 or email by the registration deadline.

The Division of Water Resources highly recommends testing your computer's WebEx capabilities prior to the hearing at For instructions about digital ways to join the public hearing, please refer to the WebEx Help Center online at .

To comment during the hearing after your name is called as a registered speaker and/or after the hearing officer asks if any people wish to comment following the registered speakers:

- If you join the hearing by phone, press *3 to “raise your hand,” speak, and press *3 to “lower your hand.”

- If you join the hearing online, press the “raise your hand” icon, speak, and press the “lower your hand” icon.

- The Hearing Officer may limit the length of time that you may speak, so that all those who wish to speak may do so.

If you are unable to speak during the hearings, written comments may be submitted as noted above.