DEQ accepting comments on draft Public Participation Plan and LEP Plan


RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is accepting public comment through September 18 on the draft Public Participation Plan and draft Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan.

The purpose of the Public Participation Plan is to provide transparency and ensure consistency across the department in the implementation of its public participation and outreach strategies. The LEP Plan highlights best practices to reach individuals who speak a language other than English.

The comment period will be open until Sept. 18, 2019. The public is invited send comments by email to or mail comments to:
                                    N.C. Department of Environmental Quality
                                    Attn: Renee Kramer
                                    217 West Jones Street
                                    1646 Mail Service Center
                                    Raleigh, NC 27699-1646

All comments received by the close of the comment period will be considered as the final versions of the plans are completed.

More information about the Public Participation Plan and Limited English Proficiency Plan can be found online at:

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