RELEASE: Public Hearing on Draft Enviva Northampton Permit to be held May 24


The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a digital public hearing on Monday, May 24 on the draft Title V permit for Enviva Northampton, LLC.  The facility is required to obtain a Title V permit under the terms of its current operating permit. 

The draft Title V permit does not include any significant operational changes at the wood pellet facility and the potential to emit remains the same as under the current permit.

The public is invited to attend the hearing online or by phone and provide their comments on the proposed action. DAQ will also accept comments on the draft permit through May 26.

Event title: Public Hearing for Enviva Northampton
Date and Time: May 24, 2021 at 6 p.m.
Event Password: NCDAQ
Phone: US TOLL +1-415-655-0003, Access Code 185 065 0325


If you wish to speak at the public hearing, you must register by 4:00 p.m. on May 24. To register, please visit: or call (919) 618-0968.

Internet access is not required to participate in the hearing. Alternatively, to comment by phone, when your name is called, press *3 so the moderator can identify and open your line. Once you have made your comment, please press *3 to end your comment.

Copies of all data and the application submitted by Enviva Pellets Northampton, LLC are available for public inspection on the DAQ website at or in person by appointment only at:

Raleigh Regional Office
3800 Barrett Drive, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27609


For those who are unable to attend or who experience technical difficulties, comments can also be submitted by email to with the subject line ["EnvivaNor.14B"] You may also leave a voicemail comment at 919-707-8714. Comments will be accepted until May 26, 2021 at 5 p.m.

The draft permit, draft permit review, and other documents can be found here

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