Quartz Corp/Pine Mountain Permit #NC0000400

Event Description

Permit #: NC0000400

Facility:  Quartz Corp/Pine Mountain

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 309, Spruce Pine, NC 28777) has requested  renewal of permit NC0000400 for its K-T Feldspar Corporation [8342 South 226 Bypass, 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°55'39"N, 82°5'45"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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