2020 Coal Ash Closure Public Meetings

Duke Energy submitted closure plans for 10 sites as required by the Coal Ash Management Act of 2016.  DEQ will review the closure plans and corrective action plans.  As required by CAMA, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the closure plans during a comment period and public meeting. Under CAMA, DEQ’s final action on the closure plans is due within 120 days of receipt of the complete closure plans.  Within 60 days of approval, implementation of the plans must begin.

Public Meetings and Comment Periods 

Mayo Power Station 
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 10
North End Elementary School, 378 Mill Creek Rd, Roxboro, N.C. 27574.
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Mayo Steam Station Coal Ash Impoundment Closure Plan Presentation (Feb. 10, 2020)
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Mayo may be reviewed at the Person County Health Department, Person County Public Library or the DEQ regional office.
Comments will be accepted through March 2, 2020.
Submit Comments
 
HF Lee Power Station 
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 11
Wayne Community College, 3000 Wayne Memorial Dr, Goldsboro, N.C. 27534  
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
HF Lee Steam Station Coal Ash Impoundment Closure Plan Beneficiation Facility Presentation (Feb. 11, 2020)
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Mayo may be reviewed at the Wayne County Health Department, Wayne County Public Library or the DEQ regional office.
Comments will be accepted through March 3, 2020.
Submit Comments
 
Cape Fear Power Station 
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 12
Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center, 1192 US-64 Business, Pittsboro, N.C. 27312 
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m..
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Mayo may be reviewed at the Chatham County Health Department, Chatham County Public Library or the DEQ regional office.
Comments will be accepted through March 4, 2020.
Submit Comments
 
Weatherspoon Power Station 
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 13
South Robeson Intermediate School, 3268 S Robeson Rd, Rowland, N.C. 28383.
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Weatherspoon Steam Station Coal Ash Impoundment Closure Plan Beneficiation Facility Presentation (Feb. 13, 2020)
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Weatherspoon may be reviewed at the Robeson County Health Department, Robeson County Public Library or the DEQ regional office.
Comments will be accepted through March 5, 2020.
Submit Comments
 
Belews Creek Steam Station
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 18
Walnut Cove Elementary School (Gymnasium) 1211 Walnut Cove School Road, Walnut Cove, N.C. 27052
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Belews Creek may be reviewed at the Stokes County Health Department, Stokes County Public Library or the DEQ Regional Office.
Comments will be accepted through March 10, 2020.
 
Roxboro Power Station
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 19 
North Elementary School (Cafeteria) 260 Henderson Road, Roxboro, N.C. 27573
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Roxboro may be reviewed at the Person County Health Department, Person County Public Library or the DEQ Regional Office.
Comments will be accepted through March 11, 2020.
 
Buck Power Plant
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 24
North Rowan High School (Auditorium) 300 N. Whitehead Ave., Spencer, N.C. 28159
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Buck may be reviewed at the Rowan County Health Department, Rowan County Public Library or the DEQ Regional Office.
Comments will be accepted through March 16, 2020.
 
Cliffside Steam Station/Rogers Energy Complex
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 25 
Chase High School (Cafeteria) 1603 Chase High Rd, Forest City, N.C. 28043
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Cliffside may be reviewed at both the Rutherford and Cleveland County Health Departments, Rutherford and Cleveland County Public Libraries, or the DEQ Regional Office.
Comments will be accepted through March 17, 2020.

Marshall Steam Station
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 26
NEW LOCATION: Maiden High School (Auditorium) 600 W Main St, Maiden, NC 28650
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Marshall may be reviewed at the Catawba County Health Department, Catawba County Public Library or DEQ Regional Office.
Comments will be accepted through March 18, 2020.

Allen Steam Station 
Public Notice
Closure Plan and Appendices
6 p.m. on February 27
Stuart Cramer High School 101 Lakewood Road, Belmont, N.C. 28012
Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
A copy of the proposed closure plan for Allen may be reviewed at the Gaston County Health Department, Gaston County Public Library or the DEQ Regional Office.
Comments will be accepted through March 19, 2020.