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Environmental Management Commission - July 12, 2012

Environmental Management Commission

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NORTH CAROLINA
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION
512 N. Salisbury Street
  Archdale Building - Ground Floor Hearing Room
  Raleigh, North Carolina
 
July 12, 2012
9:00A.M.
 
General Statute § 138A-15 mandates that the Chairman inquire 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.
 
 
Stephen T. Smith, Chairman, Presiding
I.   Preliminary Matters
 
1. Call to Order
2. Swearing-In Ceremony
3. Approval of minutes from May 10, 2012 Commission Meeting
 
II. Action Items
 
1. 12-18  Request Approval of Final Drafts the Savannah, Hiwassee and (p 1)
              Little Tennessee Basinwide Water Quality Plans
    (DWQ) Heather Patt
 
 
Attachment A – Savannah Basinwide Water Quality Plan (pp A1-33)
Attachment B – Hiwassee Basinwide Water Quality Plan  (pp B1-75)
Attachment C – Little Tennessee Basinwide Water  (pp C1-70)
    Quality Plan
 
2. 12-19  Request Approval of Certain Falls and Jordan State and Federal (p 1)
              Stormwater Nutrient Accounting Tools and
Baseline Loads
    (DWQ) John Huisman
 
 
Attachment A – Falls Jordan State and Federal Report (pp A1-124)
 
 
 3. 12-20  Request to Proceed to Notice and Public Hearing with the (p 1)
               
Proposed Consolidated Buffer Mitigation Rule
               (DWQ) Amy Chapman
 
 
Attachment A – Alternative Buffer Mitigation Rules (pp A1-24)
   Fiscal Analysis
Attachment B – Consolidated Buffer Mitigation Rule (pp B1-16)
   4.0 Version
 
 
4. 12-21 Request Approval of the Statewide Mercury TMDL and NPDES (p 1)
             Wastewater Permitting Strategy
             (DWQ) Kathy Stecker
 
 
Attachment A - NC Mercury TMDL (pp A1-91)
Attachment B - Mercury Post TMDL Permitting Strategy Final (pp B1-3)
Attachment C- NC Mercury Meeting Summary (pp C1-8)
Attachment D - Comment Response Summary (pp D1-13)
 
III. Information Items
 
1. 12-11  EMC Fiscal Notes
              Sara E. Nienow (DENR)
              Margaret Monast (Environmental Defense Fund)
 Attachment A - Frequently Asked Questions about Fiscal Notes (p A1)
 

 2.  12-12  Legislative Update
                Trina Ozer (DENR)

 

                               POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

3.  12-13  Final Report of the Division of Air Quality to the Environmental (p 1)
              Management Commission on the Control of Mercury Emissions from 
              Coal-Fired Electric Steam 
Generating Units 
              (DAQ) Steve Schliesser

 
 
Attachment A – DAQ Report on Control of Mercury Emissions (pp A-70)
                       from Coal-Fired Electric Seam Generating Units
 
 
4. 12-14  Looking Forward from the North Carolina Forum on Nutrient
              Over-Enrichment
              Chairman Smith/Mayor Moss/Alan Clark
 
 
IV.  Status Report by EMC Committee Chairmen
 
a. Water Allocation Committee
b. Water Quality Committee
c. Groundwater Committee
d. Air Quality Committee
e. Steering Committee
f. NPDES Committee
g. Renewable Energy Committee
 
V. Concluding Remarks
 
By Commission Members
By Directors
By Counsel
By Chairman
 
Adjournment AG07-12-12

 

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