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Public Hearing on proposed revisions to sedimentation control rules 15A NCAC 04 on Aug. 1

Raleigh, NC

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources (DEMLR) and the Sedimentation Control Commission will host a public hearing on Thursday, August 1, to receive public comments and review the rules codified in 15A NCAC 04. 

           WHAT:          Public Hearing on proposed revisions to sedimentation control rules 15A NCAC 04

           WHEN:          3:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 1, 2019

           WHERE:      Archdale Building

                                 512 N. Salisbury Street
                                 Raleigh, NC 27604

Session Law 2013-413 (House Bill 74) requires a periodic review of all rules used by state agencies. Most of the proposed rule changes are administrative in nature and add clarity to the rules. The proposed rule changes can be found at https://deq.nc.gov/permits-regulations/rules-regulations/proposed-rules.

In addition to the proposed changes, the Sedimentation Control Commission is requesting comments on: Rule 04A .0105(29), regarding ‘bank full flows’, Rule 04B .0107. regarding permanent ground cover considerations for restraining erosion, and Rule 04B .0124, regarding potential for future measurement for meeting design standards for turbidity.

Comments may be submitted by phone or email to: Boyd DeVane, (919) 707-9212 or email boyd.devane@ncdenr.gov.

 Written comments may be mailed to:

                                 Boyd DeVane

                                 NC Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources

                                 1612 Mail Service Center

                                 Raleigh, NC 27699-1612

  The public comment period ends: September 13, 2019.

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