October 18, 2019
TO: DENR-DWR-Wetlands-Public Listserv
FROM: Jeff Poupart, N.C. Division of Water Resources, Water Quality Permitting Section
RE: Water Quality Certification Application for Mountain Valley LLC - MVP Southgate Project
The purpose of this Public Notice is outlined below. This notice is available electronically at http://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/water-resources/water-resources-permits/wastewater-branch/401-wetlands-buffer-permits/401-public-notices.
I. Public Notice and Notice of a Public Hearing on November 19, 2019 for Mountain Valley LLC – MVP Southgate Project Water Quality Certification; DWR #20181638 Version 3
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that on August 14, 2019, Mountain Valley, LLC (700 Universe Blvd, Juno Beach, Florida 33408) applied to the N.C. Division of Water Resources (DWR) for a 401 Water Quality Certification and Buffer Authorization, pursuant to Section 401 of the Federal Clean Water Act and Title 15A NCAC 02H .0500, and 02B .0267. In accordance with the application submitted on August 14, 2019, Mountain Valley, LLC is seeking the certification to permanently impact 0.02 acres of 404 jurisdictional wetlands, and temporarily impact 17,726.29 linear feet of jurisdictional streams, 6,538 square feet of jurisdictional open waters, and 13.95 acres of 404 jurisdictional wetlands, to install approximately 4.3 miles of 24-inch diameter pipeline, approximately 42.7 miles of 16-inch diameter pipeline, and appurtenances in Rockingham and Alamance Counties.
The public is hereby notified that DWR will hold a public hearing from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the Rockingham Community College Advanced Technologies Auditorium, located at 215 Wrenn Memorial Rd, Wentworth, NC. Sign-in and speaker registration will begin at 5 p.m. DWR is unable to guarantee that there will be enough time to hear comments from all people who register to speak. The purpose of this public hearing is to allow interested persons to submit oral and/or written comments regarding the 401 Water Quality Certification application submitted to DWR.
The public is also invited to comment in writing on the application. Written comments must be received by DWR no later than 5 p.m. on Friday December 20, 2019. Please mail written comments to: 401 Permitting, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC, 27699-1617. Written comments may also be submitted via email to: PublicComments@ncdenr.gov. Please include “MVP Southgate” in the email’s subject line.
The application is available at: https://edocs.deq.nc.gov/WaterResources/Browse.aspx?dbid=0&startid=9482….
The application is also available at the DWR Winston Salem Regional Office located at 450 W. Hanes Mill Rd, Winston Salem NC 2710) and may be inspected with an appointment between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays. For questions or to schedule an appointment, contact Sue Homewood at 336-776-9693. File materials may not be removed from any DWR office; copy machines are available for use upon payment of the cost thereof to DWR pursuant to G.S. 132-6.2.