Press Releases

The North Carolina Mining Commission is conducting a periodic review of the mining rules as required by state statute and is accepting public comment through April 4, 2023. The Commission is required to evaluate each of the existing rules and make an initial determination from one of these two classifications.

The North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission will meet in the Ground Floor Training Room of the Green Square building, 217 W. Jones St., Raleigh, 27603, on Feb. 7, 2023. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) launched a new webpage that provides information on all DEQ funding programs in one place, along with a searchable list of currently open applications for grant opportunities.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) has issued a mining permit for the Parker Mine operation, covering 83.6 acres in Stanly County.

The N.C. Sedimentation Control Commission will meet in the Green Square Building Training Room, 1st Floor, Room 1210 (217 W. Jones St., Raleigh 27603) on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and the public may join in person, by webinar or by phone.

The North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission will meet in the Ground Floor Training Room of the Green Square building, 217 W. Jones St., Raleigh, 27603, on Nov. 1, 2022. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m.
Members of the public may attend in-person or join the meeting by computer or phone.

The North Carolina Mining Commission will meet in Raleigh on Oct. 18, 2022. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend in person, by computer or phone.

The North Carolina Mining Commission will meet in Raleigh on Aug. 23, 2022. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend in person, by computer or phone.

The N.C. Sedimentation Control Commission will meet in the Green Square Building Training Room, 1st Floor, Room 1210 (217 W. Jones St., Raleigh 27603) on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and the public may join in person, by webinar or by phone.

The North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission will meet in the Ground Floor Hearing Room of the Archdale Building, 512 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh, 27603, on Aug. 9, 2022. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m.

The Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) will hold a public hearing on July 21, 2022, on an application by Timbermill Wind, LLC, to construct a 189-megawatt wind energy facility in Chowan County.

The North Carolina Mining Commission will meet in Raleigh on June 21, 2022. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend in person, by computer or phone.

The Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) will hold a public hearing on July 21, 2022, on an application by Timbermill Wind, LLC, to construct a 189-megawatt wind energy facility in Chowan County.

The N.C. Sedimentation Control Commission will meet in the Ground Floor Hearing Room of the Archdale Building (512 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh 27603) on Thursday, May 19, 2022. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and the public may join in person, by Webex or by phone.

The North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission will meet in the Ground Floor Hearing Room of the Archdale Building, 512 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh, 27603, on May 10, 2022. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m.

A virtual option is being provided, and the public may also join the meeting by computer or phone.