MEDIA ADVISORY: State seeks public input on proposed stormwater rule revisions

RALEIGH

WHAT: Public hearing on the proposed changes to state stormwater management rules

WHEN: 6 p.m. March 21 (registration for speakers starts at 5:30 p.m.)

WHERE: Charles Mack Citizens Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville, N.C. 28115 

State environmental officials will host a public hearing March 21 in Mooresville to obtain public input on proposed changes to state stormwater management rules. The proposed changes are part of the ongoing review of all state environmental regulations as mandated by legislation passed by the General Assembly in 2013.

The hearing will begin at 6 p.m. Registration for speakers will begin at 5:30 p.m. Audio of the hearing will be recorded.

Written public comments on the proposed rules changes may be submitted until 5 p.m. April 18. Written comments should be sent to: Annette Lucas, Stormwater Permitting, 1612 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1612. Written comments may also be sent by email to annette.lucas@ncdenr.gov.  When sending comments by email, please be sure to include “Stormwater Rules” in the subject line.

For information on the proposed stormwater rule changes, please visit: https://deq.nc.gov/event/public-comment-period-stormwater-management-rules.

For information on the legislation which requires the rules review, please visit: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/ogc/rules-review.

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