Swine Biogas Public Meeting

Event Description

The Department of Environmental Quality Division of Water Resources (DWR) is providing public notice of a scheduled online public meeting and comment period concerning the applications for permits for four animal (swine) operations participating in a biogas processing project with Align RNG, LLC.
The permit modifications include three requests to install new in-ground, synthetically-lined and covered anaerobic digesters and one request to cover an existing synthetically-lined lagoon.
DWR determined that it is in the public interest to hold a meeting to provide information, answer questions, and receive pertinent public comments on permit modification requests.
Persons desiring to speak must register by 12:00 p.m. on January 26. To register, visit: http://bit.ly/2KI3Uie  or call (919) 707-3645.  
When: January 26, 2021 at 6 p.m.
Phone: US TOLL +1-415-655-0003, Access Code 171 326 6561
WebEx Link:  https://bit.ly/38kIboy  
Event Password: DEQANOPS
Copies of the draft permits, and related information are available at https://deq.nc.gov/swinebiogas or by contacting:
Ramesh Ravella
Department of Environmental Quality
1636 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1636
Comments will be accepted through January 29, 2021, at the above address and by email to publiccommentsDWR@ncdenr.gov with the subject line “Swine Biogas”, or by leaving a voicemail at (919) 707-9010.
An alternate meeting date of Monday, February 1, 2021 will be used in the event of a postponement due to extraordinary circumstances such as severe weather. Notice of postponement shall be posted on our website at https://deq.nc.gov/swinebiogas  If the alternate meeting date is required, the comment period will remain open until February 4, 2021.

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