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Public Hearing on Draft Air Permit for Madison Asphalt LLC

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a digital public hearing on Monday, April 12 on a draft permit for Madison Asphalt LLC, a new drum-mix asphalt plant in Marshall, NC. 

RELEASE: 2021 ozone season begins today

Monday, March 1, 2021

March 1 marks the beginning of the 2021 ozone season, as state and local environmental agencies renew their daily air quality forecasts for ozone across North Carolina. From now through October 31,

RELEASE: Public Hearing on Draft Permit for International Tie to be held March 1

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host an online public meeting on Monday, February 22, to answer community questions about a draft permit for a wood and railroad tie pyrolysis facility for International Tie, LLC – Project Tie, located in Hamlet (Richmond County). A public hearing will follow on Monday, March 1, to receive comments on the draft permit.

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