The North Carolina Division of Water Quality announced this month they will be holding two public hearings regarding the 401 Water Quality permit for impacts associated with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. This permit is required for the impact to almost 500 acres of wetlands and many miles of streams.
Impacts to the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico rivers and streams
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 6-9PM at the Fayetteville Technical Community College Cumberland Hall Auditorium at 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC.
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 6-9PM at the Nash Community College Brown Auditorium at 522 N. Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount, NC.
At both hearings speaker registration and sign-in will begin at 5 p.m. The purpose of these public hearings is to allow interested persons to submit oral and/or written comments regarding the 401 Water Quality Certification application submitted to the NC Division of Water Quality.
Send your written comments by August 19th to: 401 Permitting, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC, 27699-1617, or emailed to PublicComments@ncdenr.gov (include “ACP” in the email’s subject line).
Click here for some talking points to give you some ideas for your own comments.