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
Plan and Recommendations for Financial Resources for Decommissioning of Utility-Scale Solar Panel Projects

Plan and recommendations for financial resources for decommissioning of utility-scale solar panel projects.

Report on Environmental Express Permitting Expansion and Legislative Recommendations

Report and study on additional positions and funding needed as well as any changes in law/regulation necessary to expand the Department's express permitting programs.

Oyster Research and Restoration 2021 Annual Legislative Report

Report on the use of funding for oyster research and restoration activities.

2021 Annual Report of the Oil and Gas Commission

Annual report on operation, activities, programs, and progress of the Oil and Gas Commission.

2021 North Carolina Interagency Litter Report

Interagency report on litter enforcement, prevention, and removal efforts.

2021 Q4 Capital Improvements Report

Quarterly report on capital improvements projects.

Directed Grants Status Report

Report on the status of funds disbursed for directed grants.

January 1 Coal Ash Quarterly Report

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

Environmental Management Commission Annual Report

Report on the Commission’s operations, activities, programs, and progress.

2021 Guaranteed Energy Savings Contracts Annual Report

Annual status update for guaranteed energy savings contracts.

2021 Comprehensive Energy Management Report

Report on program to manage energy, water, and other utility use for State agencies and State institutions of higher learning.

Mitigation Services Annual Report

Report covering implementation of Division of Mitigation Services (DMS) and use of Ecosystem Restoration Funds and Inventory Report.

Leaking UST Annual Report

Report on the Commercial Leaking Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund, submitted for posting on 11/3/2021.

Western Stream Initiative Grants Report

Report on projects funded through the Western Stream Initiative.

Water Infrastructure Fund Report

Consolidated report on the accounts in the Water Infrastructure fund, its activity, findings, including any recommended legislation.

Annual Report on Shallow Draft and Aquatic Weed Fund

Report on the projects funded from the Shallow Draft Navigation Channel Dredging and Aquatic Weed Fund.

Risk-Based Remediation Fund Annual Report

Annual report on the Risk-Based Remediation Fund.

DEQ Agency Mobile Device Report

Annual report on agency mobile devices.

Animal Waste Management Annual Report

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

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.