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Schoolhouse Quartz Facility Permit # NC0000361

Event Description

Permit #:  NC0000361

Facility:  Schoolhouse Quartz Facility

Owner:  Sibelco North America

County:  Avery

The division has published a public notice in the Avery Journal & the Asheville Citizen-Times.

Sibelco NA (P.O. Box 588, Spruce Pine, NC 28777) has requested  renewal of permit NC0000361 for its Schoolhouse Quartz Facility [107 Harris Mining Company Road, Spruce Pine, NC] in Avery County. This permitted facility discharges treated mining process wastewater to the North Toe River,adjacent to the facility near 35°56'20"N, 81°59'45"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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