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Air Permit Issued for Enviva Pellets Northampton

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued an air permit for the Enviva Pellets Northampton facility located in Nor

Air Permit Issued for Enviva Pellets Sampson, LLC

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued an air permit for the Enviva Pellets Sampson facility located in Sampson County, which includes added requirements to address concerns of people in the community.

State accepting applications for projects to be funded by VW Settlement

Monday, July 1, 2019

The application period for the first round of funding under the Volkswagen Settlement program opens today. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has posted the applications for Diesel Bus and Vehicle projects that significantly reduce emissions and for Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) DC Fast Charge Infrastructure projects.

Public Hearing on draft permit for Enviva Pellets Sampson facility on July 15

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a public meeting and public hearing on Monday, July 15, on a draft permit for Enviva Pellets Sampson, LLC.  The facility has applied for modifications of the existing Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permit to incorporate air pollution control equipment and an increase in production.

Air Permit Issued for Cape Fear Coal Ash Beneficiation facility in Chatham County

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality has issued an air permit for the coal ash beneficiation project at Duke Energy Progress’s former Cape Fear Power Station in Moncure, North Carolina. The permit applies to the installation and operation of a Staged Turbulent Air Reactor (STAR) to convert fly ash for use in cement.  In response to public comments, the Division of Air Quality staff revised the original draft permit to include additional recordkeeping and reporting. 

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