September 13, 2018 Agenda

NORTH CAROLINA
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION

512 N. Salisbury Street
Archdale Building - Ground Floor Hearing Room
Raleigh, North Carolina

September 13, 2018
9:00 a.m.

General Statute § 138A-15 mandates that the Chairman inquires as to whether any member knows of any known conflict of interest or appearance of conflict with respect to matters before the Commission. If any member knows of a conflict of interest or appearance of a conflict, please so state at this time.

J.D. Solomon, Chairman, Presiding

I. Preliminary Matters

1.    Call to Order
2.    Approval of minutes from Commission meeting on July 12, 2018 (attached)

II. Action Items

1.   18-45    Request Approval of Hearing Officer’s Report and Issuance of Water Quality Special Order by Consent (SOC) S17-010 to Address Seeps from Coal Ash Basins at Duke Energy Progress' Asheville Plant
(Hearing Officer) Commissioner Gillespie/(DWR) Jeff Poupart

Explanation of Changes to SOC S17-010
Revised SOC S17-010
Attachment A - Hearing Officer's Report
Attachment B – SOC Application
Attachment C – Engineering Evaluation (Asheville)
Attachment D – Draft SOC S17-010
Attachment E – Public Notice of SOC and Public Meeting
Attachment F – Affidavit from The Asheville Citizen-Times
Attachment G – Sign-in Sheet for Non-Speaking Attendees
Attachment H – Sign-in Sheet for Speaking Attendees
Attachment I – Sign-in Sheet for Elected Officials
Attachment J – CWFNC Talking Points for 8-22-2018 Hearing
Attachment K – Written Comments Submitted by SELC
Attachment L – Written Comments Submitted by Duke Energy
Attachment M – Emailed Comments Submitted by Katie Hicks
Attachment N – Emailed Comments Submitted by Craig, McGlinn & Kelly
Attachment O – 6-7-2010 EPA Memo
Attachment P – 8-19-2016 EPA Letter to DEQ
Attachment Q - S17-010 Upfront Penalty Calculation

2.    18-46    Request Approval of the Final Determinations for Submission to the Rules Review Commission for the Periodic Review of Existing Rules Reports for 15A NCAC 02I and 02J 
(DEQ) General Counsel Bill Lane

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A - 15A NCAC 02I Draft Final Determinations
Attachment B - 15A NCAC 02J Draft Final Determinations
Attachment C - WASCO - Comments Re: 15A NCAC 02I
                                                    
3.    18-47     Request Approval of Hearing Officer's Report, Regulatory Impact Analysis, and Adoption of Amendments to 15A NCAC 13B Section .1100 Scrap Tire Management
(DWM) Jessica Montie

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A - Rule Text 13B .1101 - .1110 
Attachment B - Regulatory Impact Analysis 13B .1101 - .1110 
Attachment C - Hearing Officer’s Report 13B .1101 - .1110                                                         

4.    18-48    Request Approval of the 2018 Watauga River Basin Water Resources Plan
(DWR) Michelle Raquet

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A –  2018 Executive Summary Watauga River Basin
Attachment B –  Watauga River Basin Webpage 2018
Attachment C -   Story Map Link                                                    

5.    18-49    Request Approval to Send the 2018 Annual Report on Basinwide Water Management Planning by the Department of Environmental Quality and the Environmental Management Commission to the Environmental Review Commission (ERC)
(DWR) Nora Deamer

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A – (Draft) 2018 Annual ERC Basin Management Planning Report (new information noted in orange)

6.   18-50   Request Approval of the Central Coastal Plain Capacity Use Area Assessment Report
(DWR) Nat Wilson

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A- CCP 2018 Assessment 20180720

7.    18-51    Request to Approve Recommendation to Appoint Members to the Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission
(DWR) Steve Reid

Attachment A - Biographical Information for Suggested Appointments to WPCSOCC
Attachment B - Appointment Approval Letter

8.    18-52    Revised Rule Language For 15A NCAC 02C Due to Session Law 2018-65
(DWR) Debra Watts, and Wilson Mize, DHHS)

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A – 15A NCAC 02C .0100 Rules (changes highlighted)
Attachment B -  Regulatory Impact Analysis (changes highlighted)

9.    18-53    Request Approval of Hearing Officer's Report, Regulatory Impact Analysis and Readoption of Dam Safety Rule 15A NCAC 2K .0212
(DEMLR) Boyd DeVane     

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Attachment A – Hearing Officer’s Report
Attachment B – Final Rule 15A NCAC 02K .0212
Attachment C – Regulatory Impact Analysis                                                    

10.    18-54    Request Waiver of 30-day Rule and Approval to Proceed to Public Hearing on Proposed Temporary Rule Adoption on Log Fumigation, 15A NCAC 02D .0546 (548)
(DAQ) Michael Abraczinskas/Michael Pjetraj/Patrick Knowlson
(DEQ) Dr. Sandy Mort

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION (Michael Abraczinskas/Michael Pjetraj/Dr. Sandy Mort)

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION (Patrick Knowlson)

Attachment A – Temporary Rule 15A NCAC 02D .0546
Attachment B -  Acceptable Ambient Level (AAL) Recommendation for Methyl Bromide
Attachment C -  Questions and Answers on Log Fumigation and Methyl Bromide

11.   18-55   Montgomery County et al. v. NCDEQ/NCEMC (OAH Case No. 17 EHR 04670) (Closed Session)
Counsel Phillip Reynolds
                                                    

12.   18-56   Discussion of the Use of Local Newspapers, such as the Montgomery Herald for Montgomery County, for Publishing Notice of Future IBT Public Notices                                            

III.    Information Items

1.    18-06    Dam Safety Update on Prioritization of Coal Combustion Residuals Surface Impoundments at Allen, Buck, Belews, Cliffside, Marshall, Mayo and Roxboro Steam Stations
(DEMLR) Andrew Brooks

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

IV.    Concluding Remarks

By Directors (Directors' Comments - To be published 9/04/18)
By Committee Chairs
By Commission Members
By Counsel
By Chairman

Adjournment 09-13-18