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The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries Standard Commercial Fishing License Eligibility Board will meet by teleconference at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 14. The board will consider license applications that are deemed complete and submitted by Sept. 13.

The Viable Utility Reserve Committee of the State Water Infrastructure Authority will meet Friday, Aug. 13 at 10:00 a.m. by teleconference. The public may listen to the meeting online or by phone.

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a digital public hearing on Tuesday, September 21 on a draft permit for the Carolina Sunrock LLC – Prospect Hill Quarry and Distribution Center facility in Caswell County.

The N.C. Sedimentation Control Commission will meet virtually on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and the public may join the meeting by computer or phone.

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a digital public hearing on Monday, September 20 on a draft permit for the Carolina Sunrock LLC Burlington North facility in Caswell County.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued a renewal of the Title V air permit for The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dowry Creek Marina in Belhaven is the newest facility to be certified as a North Carolina Clean Marina, a designation given to marinas that exceed minimum regulatory requirements. The marina, located on upper Dowry Creek in Beaufort County, received the certification in June.

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a precautionary swimming advisory in Oak Island. The advisory was lifted because floodwaters have rescinded, and pumping has ceased. 

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a precautionary advisory against swimming in the ocean at the junction of Seawatch Way and Fort Fisher Road North in Kure Beach. 

The Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) plans to hold a public hearing on the Hood Creek Soils mining permit application on August 26, 2021. The application for Mining Permit No. 14-14 (Pending) is for a soil and rock mining operation in Caldwell County.

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