Comment Period and Public Meeting on Duke Energy Request for Sutton Plant Variance to Extend Closure Deadline


The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality today announced a public comment period for Duke Energy’s request for variance to extend the CAMA closure deadline for their Sutton Plant by six months. When the comment period concludes on February 4, 2019, DEQ will consider that input and then make a decision whether to grant Duke’s request.

To view Duke’s request, go here:

A public meeting on this request will take place at Cape Fear Community College on January 14, 2019. The public and media are invited to attend and comment on Duke’s request.

Written comments on the request for variance can be sent to the attention of Ellen Lorscheider, 1646 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1646.

Comments may also be submitted by email to Please include the term “Sutton Variance Request” in the email’s subject line. The deadline for submitting comments is Feb. 4, 2019.

WHAT:            Public Meeting on Duke’s request for Variance at Sutton Coal Ash facility
WHEN:           January 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm
WHERE:         Cape Fear Community College
                     411 N. Front St., McLeod Bldg Rm S-002
                     Wilmington, N.C., 28360


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