RESCHEDULED: Hazardous waste renewal permit public hearing for the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Elizabeth City


RALEIGH – The public hearing scheduled for the issuance of a hazardous waste draft renewal operating permit for the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Elizabeth City has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 11, in Courtroom C at the Pasquotank County Courthouse, based on public health guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

A new comment period will be re-established at a future date. Comments may still be submitted at this time and will be considered along with any future comments.

Comments can be emailed to or mailed to:
                    Julie S. Woosley, Chief
                    North Carolina Division of Waste Management
                    Hazardous Waste Section
                    1646 Mail Service Center
                    Raleigh, North Carolina 27699 1646

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The draft renewal operating permit allows the U.S. Coast Guard Base – Elizabeth City to store hazardous wastes at a designated storage building and requires the U.S. Coast Guard Support Center to remediate contamination resulting from past waste management activities at the facility.

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