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Public Hearing on Cape Fear Coal Ash Beneficiation to be held on April 23

Friday, March 22, 2019

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a public meeting and public hearing Tuesday, April 23,on the proposed coal ash beneficiation project at the Duke Energy Progress, LLC former Cape Fear Power Station. The hearing will be held in the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro.

State Issues Air Permit for Chemours to Install Thermal Oxidizer to Reduce PFAS Emissions

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The N.C . Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued a permit to Chemours for the installation and operation of a thermal oxidizer/scrubber system to reduce air emissions of PFAS and GenX at the Fayetteville Works Facility.  The permit incorporates the requirements of the consent order signed on February 25, 2019 to install the thermal oxidizer by December 31, 2019 and reduce all PFAS emissions by 99% beyond the 2017 baseline.  

N.C. Environmental Management Commission to meet March 13-14

Monday, March 11, 2019

The N.C . Environmental Management Commission will meet next week at the Archdale Building in downtown Raleigh. Commission committees will meet Wednesday, March 13, with the full commission meeting Thursday, March 14.

Rural Counties to Receive Water Infrastructure Funding

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced nearly $1 million in water infrastructure funding to help four communities in Madison, Robeson and Swain Counties take steps toward viable water infrastructure, improved water quality, and economic growth.

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