Public Hearing on Wake Stone Quarry Application for Modification-Update

Raleigh, NC
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) is seeking community feedback on Wake Stone Corporation's application for modification to Permit 92-10.  Based on current guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and limits on the size of public gatherings under Phase 2, the public hearing on this application will be held digitally on June 23, 2020.
The public is invited to participate online or listen by phone. Speakers will be asked to register in advance.
 
WHEN: Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 6:00 PM
Participants can join the meeting starting at 5:45 PM
 
ONLINE: Cisco WebEx Link:
Meeting Number (Access Code): 617 499 551
Meeting Password: DEQ123
 
PHONE:
Cisco WebEx by Phone: +1 415 655 0003 US TOLL 
Meeting number (access code): 617 449 551
 
*If you wish to speak at the digital public hearing, you must register, provide the required information, and follow instructions on ways to join the public hearing. Registration must be completed by 12:00 PM on June 23, 2020. To register, please click the following link:
 
 
*If you have technical difficulties, an automated voicemail will be set up from June 23 to July 3 to receive your verbal comments: 919-707-9209 (Please state your name before commenting.)
To submit a public comment or obtain additional information concerning the hearing, email ncminingprogram@ncdenr.gov  or write:
 
                                    
                                    Judy Wehner
                                    Assistant State Mining Specialist
                                    Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources
                                    1612 Mail Service Center
                                    Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1612
                                    Telephone: (919) 707-9220
 
The proceedings will remain open for a period of ten (10) days following the hearing for additional written arguments or statements ending on Friday, July 03, 2020.
 
DEQ will consider all public comments and other available information about the permit application before deciding whether to issue the final permit, deny the permit or issue it with amended conditions.
The application, public notice, and proposed mine maps can be found at https: https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/energy-mineral-land-resources/energy-mineral-land-permits/mining-program.
                                                      
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