RELEASE: Comment Period Extended Until May 27 on Draft Air Permit for Proposed Active Energy Renewable Power Facility


The Division of Air Quality is further extending the public comment period until May 27 on the draft air permit for the proposed Active Energy Renewable Power facility in Lumberton, in response to community concerns regarding the impact of COVID-19 on public participation.

DAQ staff continues to be available to answer questions by phone or email about the draft permit and all comments will be considered before the division takes a final action on this permit.   

To submit comments:

  • Email comments to Please type “Active Energy Renewable Power” in the subject line.
  • Mail written comments to:

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

  • Oral Comments can be recorded by leaving a message at (919) 707-8714

The draft permit, permit review, application, environmental justice snapshot and a brief video presentation on the draft permit are available online at [].  


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