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State seeks public feedback on Alamance Aggregates mining permit

Monday, November 19, 2018

RALEIGH, NC – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality is seeking community feedback on Alamance Aggregates LLC’s application for a mining permit for a crushed stone operation to be located off Clark Road in Alamance County. The public is invited to submit comments on the permit application at a public hearing planned for 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at Sylvan Elementary School, 7718 Sylvan Road in Snow Camp, N.C. Speaker registration will begin at 6:30 p.m.

RELEASE: DEQ approves low-risk classification of seven coal ash impoundment facilities

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has determined that Duke Energy has met the low-risk classification criteria set forth in the Coal Ash Management Act (CAMA) for coal combustion residuals surface impoundments located at Duke Energy’s Allen, Belews Creek, Buck, Rogers (formerly Cliffside), Marshall, Mayo, and Roxboro facilities.

RELEASE: State seeks public feedback on H.F. Lee Plant draft consent order

Monday, November 5, 2018

RALEIGH─ The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality has opened a second comment period and rescheduled a public hearing to gather comments on a proposed draft special order by consent for Duke Energy’s H.F. Lee Plant in Goldsboro. The original dates were cancelled due to hurricane impacts last month. The new public comment period will be open Oct. 31 through Dec. 7.

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