Legislative Reports

Pursuant to S.L. 2019-250 Section 5.10 (a), Department of Environmental Quality legislative reports submitted on or after January 1, 2020 will be posted below.

Title Summary Report Date
Conservation Grant Fund Annual Report

Annual report on Conservation Grant Fund Annual Report. Includes inventory of all conservation easements held by the Department.

Surface Water Identification and Training Certificate Course Report

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the Surface Water Identification Training and Certification Program and report of findings and recommendations. 

Annual Waste Management Annual Report

Report on permitting, inspection, compliance, and accounting of activities for the Animal Feeding Operation program. 

Risk-Based Remediation Fund Report

Annual report on the Risk-Based Remediation Fund. 

October Directed Grants Report

Report on the status of funds disbursed for directed grants.

Stormwater & Sedimentation Joint Report

Combined report on implementation of the State Sedimentation Pollution Control Program and the State Stormwater Program.

North Carolina Drought Management Advisory Council Report

A review of drought advisories issued by the Council and any recommendations to improve coordination among local, State, and federal agencies; public water systems; and water users to improve the management and mitigation of the harmful effects of drought. 

Bernard Allen Emergency Drinking Water Fund

Annual report on implementation of the Bernard Allen Memorial Emergency Drinking Water Fund. 

Combined River Basin Advisory Commission Report and Audit

Annual audit and report on the River Basin Advisory Commission

Water Resources Development Projects Report

A summary of North Carolina's share of the cost of water resources development projects being constructed or maintained across the state. 

Stormwater Grants Report

​​​​​​A report on the projects and activities funded by the Local Assistance for Stormwater Infrastructure Investments Fund. 

Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Report

A plan for the protection and conservation of North Carolina's coastal habitat. 

Study on Erosion and Sedimentation Applicable to Storm-water Discharges from Construction Activities

​​​​​​A report to present the finding from the Department of Environmental Quality's study of the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973 (SPCA) and N.C.'s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Construction Stormwater NCG010000 (NCG01). 

July 1 Coal Ash Quarterly Report

Quarterly report on DEQ's operations, activities, programs, and progress with respect to coal combustion residuals surface impounds. 

July 1 Directed Grants Report

Report on the status of funds disbursed for directed grants. 

Blueprint Implementation Report

A watershed blueprint to identify all major watersheds impacted by flooding in order to form the backbone of a State flood planning process that increases community resiliency to flooding and shall be a resource for riverine and stream management to reduce flooding to support the establishment and furtherance of local government stormwater maintenance programs. 

Directed Grants Status Report

Report on the status of funds disbursed for directed grants.

April 1 Coal Ash Quarterly Report

Quarterly report on DEQ’s operations, activities, programs, and progress with respect to coal combustion residuals surface impoundments.

Permitting Reserve Fund Implementation Report

Report on the implementation of the $2.5M that was appropriated for additional permitting positions at DEQ.

Semi-Annual Report on Water Resources Development Grant Projects

Semi-annual report on the status of Water Resources Development Projects.