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The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued a permit modification for the Ecolab, Inc. facility at the Port of Wilmington.

The Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) will hold a public hearing on the Piedmont Lithium Carolinas mining permit application on November 15, 2021, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., followed by a virtual overflow hearing on November 18.

The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) will meet Nov.10 at the Double Tree by Hilton, 2717 W. Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach. A public input and comment period is scheduled for noon. At the chairwoman’s discretion, comments may be limited to three minutes per person.

Prior to the commission meeting, the Coastal Resources Advisory Council (CRAC) will meet at 3 p.m. on Nov. 9 at the same location.

Both meetings are open to the public.

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board will hold its meeting Tuesday, November 30, remotely via teleconference. Members of the public are welcome to participate online or by phone.

Viable Utility Reserve Committee of the State Water Infrastructure Authority to meet Nov. 10 via Teleconference

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is taking two actions requiring Chemours to address GenX and PFAS contamination originating from the Fayetteville Works Facility and affecting private well owners.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold an online public input meeting on December 14 on the development of the new Animal Waste Management Digester System General Permits. Members of the public may participate online or by phone.

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today filed a Complaint and Motion for Injunctive Relief in Mecklenburg County Superior Court to force Colonial Pipeline to meet their obligations as the responsible party in the state’s largest gasoline spill. As outlined in the complaint, Colonial has failed to provide DEQ with essential information required for the appropriate remediation at the site.

The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) will meet Nov.10 at the Double Tree by Hilton, 2717 W. Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach. A public input and comment period is scheduled for noon. At the chairwoman’s discretion, comments may be limited to three minutes per person.

Prior to the commission meeting, the Coastal Resources Advisory Council (CRAC) will meet at 3 p.m. on Nov. 9 at the same location.

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will meet in-person Nov. 17-19 at the Islander Hotel & Resort, 102 Islander Dr, Emerald Isle. The commission office will also livestream the meeting online.

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a workshop by webinar Nov. 8-10 with scientists to review the draft assessment of the North Carolina striped mullet stock.

The North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission will meet virtually on Nov. 9. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. The public may join the meeting by computer or phone.

The N.C. Sedimentation Control Commission will meet virtually on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and the public may join the meeting by computer or phone.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued an air permit for the Carolina Sunrock Burlington North facility and a separate air permit for the Carolina Sunrock Prospect Hill Quarry and Distribution Center facility, both in Caswell County.

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Commercial Resource Fund Committee and the Funding Committee for the N.C. Commercial Fishing Resource Fund will meet jointly by web conference on Nov. 4 at 6 p.m.