Red Hill Quartz Processing Plant Permit # NC0085839

Event Description

Permit #:  NC0085839

Facility:  Red Hill Quartz Processing Plant

Owner:  Sibelco North America

County:  Mitchell

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

Sibelco NA (P.O. Box 588, Spruce Pine, NC 28777) has requested  renewal of permit NC0085839 for its Red Hill Facility [2241 NC HWY 197, Bakersville, NC] in Mitchell County. This permitted facility discharges treated mining process wastewater to the North Toe River, adjacent to the facility near 36°0'50"N, 82°16'5"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.

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NCDEQ-DWR

Water Quality Permitting Section

1617 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Commet Period Ends: 30-days from publish date

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