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Public Hearing: Duke Energy's H.F. Lee Draft Wastewater Permit

Event Description

PUBLIC NOTICE
N.C. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INTENT TO ISSUE NPDES
WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT #NC0003417.

Public comment or objection to the draft permit is invited. All comments received by Dec. 15, 2016 will be considered in the final determination regarding permit issuance and permit provisions.

PUBLIC HEARING
The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing to accept comments on the draft permit at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 at the Wayne County Center, 208 W. Chestnut St., Goldsboro, N.C., 27533. Speaker registration begins at 5 p.m.

PERMIT APPLICATION
Duke Energy Progress, Inc. has applied for a NPDES wastewater permit for the H.F. Lee Energy Complex, 1199 Black Jack Church Rd., Goldsboro, N.C., Wayne County. The facility discharges to the Neuse River and to unnamed tributaries in the Neuse River basin.

The draft wastewater permit and related documents are available online at: https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/water-resources/water-resources-hot-topics/dwr-coal-ash-regulation/duke-energy-npdes-permits-for-facilities-with-coal-ash-ponds/duke-energy-npdes-modifications-renewals. Printed copies of the draft permit and related documents may be reviewed at the department’s Washington Regional Office. To make an appointment to review the documents, please call 252-946-6481.

Public comments on the draft permit should be mailed to: Wastewater Permitting, Attn: H.F. Lee, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699-1617. Public comments may also be submitted by email to: publiccomments@ncdenr.gov. Please be sure to include “H.F. Lee” in the email’s subject line.

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