CANCELLED: Public meeting on draft permit for Active Energy Renewable Power to be held on March 16


*UPDATE 3/13/2020: The public meeting scheduled for Active Energy Renewable Power on Monday, March 16, at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center has been cancelled based on the current guidance to avoid gatherings of over 100 people to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. Read more here

RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a public meeting on Monday, March 16, 2020, on a draft permit for Active Energy Renewable Group.  The company is applying as new facility to manufacture wood pellets with a proposed maximum throughput of 39,420 oven dried tons per year, classifying it as a small facility.

Based on public interest, the Division Director determined it was necessary to hold a public meeting to answer community questions regarding the pending facility. The Division of Air Quality will host the public meeting at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center beginning at 6 p.m. Interested parties will have the opportunity to ask questions during the public meeting and provide written or oral comments.

WHAT:    Public Meeting on Active Energy Renewable Power permit

WHEN:    6:00 PM Monday March 16, 2020  

WHERE:   Bill Sapp Recreation Center
              1100 N. Cedar Street, Lumberton, NC 28358

The public comment period on this draft permit begins Friday February 14, 2020 and ends Friday March 20, 2020 at 5 p.m.


              Mr. Gregory Reeves
              N.C. Division of Air Quality
              225 Green Street, Suite 714
              Fayetteville, NC 28301-5095

This facility's application was reviewed by DAQ to determine compliance with air pollution regulations. DAQ will consider all public comments and other available information about the permit before deciding whether to issue the final permit, deny the permit or issue it with amended conditions.


Draft Permit

Permit Application

Draft Permit Review

Environmental Justice Snapshot

Public Notice

Submit comments at: with subject line "Active Energy Renewable Power"


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