N.C. Environmental Management Commission to meet January 8-9

Raleigh, NC

The N.C. Environmental Management Commission (EMC) will meet January 8 and 9 at the Archdale Building, 512 N. Salisbury Street in Raleigh. Committees of the commission will meet Wednesday, January 8, with the full commission meeting Thursday, January 9. All of the meetings will be held in the Ground Floor Hearing Room.

Topics to be discussed include a request to proceed to public notice with the removal of the swamp designation from a section of the Cape Fear River, a request to proceed to public hearing for the consolidation of water and sewer districts in Buncombe and Henderson counties, and a request to proceed to public hearing for rules related to the control of emissions from log fumigation operations. Other items include rule revisions requests for solid waste management facilities, construction and demolition landfill facilities, oversight by environmental consultants, and for various air quality rules. See the full agenda on the department’s EMC website

The Environmental Management Commission is responsible for adopting rules for the protection, preservation and enhancement of the state’s air, land and water resources. The commission oversees and adopts rules for several divisions of the Department of Environmental Quality, including the divisions of Air Quality; Energy, Mineral and Land Resources; Waste Management and Water Resources. The public is welcome to attend meetings in person or by WebEx at the links shown below.

Who:       N.C. Environmental Management Commission Committees 
What:      Meetings
When:     9 a.m. Wednesday, January 8
Where:    Archdale Building, Ground Floor Hearing Room
                 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh

WebEx link January 8 committee meetings:
https://ncdenrits.webex.com/ncdenrits/j.php?MTID=mdee5271829dbe47d918e336f3c7192e7
To gain access please use password: 1234

Who:       N.C. Environmental Management Commission
What:      Meeting
When:     9 a.m. Thursday, January 9
Where:    Archdale Building, Ground Floor Hearing Room
                512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh

WebEx link January 9 Environmental Management Commission meeting:
https://ncdenrits.webex.com/ncdenrits/j.php?MTID=m1ad29b31d433384d73270b968506c63b
To gain access please use password: 1234

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