The first meeting on the three permits will be held Tuesday, February 19 at James Sprunt Community College in Kenansville at 6 p.m. The second will be held on February 26 at Statesville Civic Center in Statesville, NC at 6 p.m.
Nearly all North Carolina swine farms, as well as wet poultry and cattle, are subject to the requirements of their respective state general permits. Comments obtained through the comment period and meetings will inform the final permit language.
The comment period will last until March 4, 2019, and public comments may be submitted several ways:
- In person at the meetings listed below
- Via email:
- Swine General Permit: SwinePermit.Comments@ncdenr.gov
- Wet Poultry Permit: WetPoultryPermit.Comments@ncdenr.gov
- Cattle Permit: CattlePermit.Comments@ncdenr.gov
By mail: Animal Farm Operations,
1636 Mail Service Center
The draft permits, examples of annual reports, and related fact sheets and information are available for review on the DEQ website at: https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/water-resources/water-quality-regional-operations/afo.
Meeting dates, time and locations: