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Environmental Management Commission - May 10, 2012

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NORTH CAROLINA
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION
512 N. Salisbury Street
  Archdale Building - Ground Floor Hearing Room
  Raleigh, North Carolina
 
May 10, 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 March 8, 2012 Commission Meeting
 
II. Action Items
 
1. 12-10  Request to Confirm DENR Secretary’s Appointment of  (p 1)
              Four Members to the Water Pollution Control System
              Operators Certification Commission (WPCSOCC)
              (DWQ) Jerry Rimmer
 
Attachment A –  Appointment Letters  (pp A1-4)
Attachment B – Biographical Information of the Four  (pp B1-2)
    Members
 
2. 12-11  Hearing Officer’s Report on Permanent Rule Amendment  (p 1)
              to Defer Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Biomass from
              Prevention of Significant Deterioration Requirements
              Chris Ayers
 
Attachment A – Biomass Deferral Hearing Record  (pp A1-82)
 
 
3. 12-12  Request to Proceed to Hearing on Clarification of 02Q .0102  (p 1)
              Permitting Exemption (509)
             (DAQ) Patrick Knowlson
 
 Attachment A – Permit Exemption Rule Summary  (pp A1-1)
 Attachment B – Proposed Permit Exemption Rule  (pp B1-8)
    Amendments
 Attachment C – Permit Exemption Economic Assessment  (pp C1-11)
 
4. 12-13  Request for Approval ofthe Final Roanoke River Basinwide   (p 1)
              Water Quality Plan
              (DWQ) Melanie Williams
 
 
 Attachment A – Roanoke River Basin – Executive Summary  pp A1-316
 
5. 12-14 Request Approval of the Proposed Reclassification of the  p 1
             Neuse River and Associated Quarry in Johnston County
             (Neuse River Basin) to Class WS-IV
             (DWQ) Belinda Henson
 
POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Attachment A – Neuse River & Quarry Proposed  (pp A1-73)
  Reclassification
Attachment B - Amendment to ROP (p B1) 
 
 
6. 12-15  Request to Proceed to Public Hearing with the Proposed (p 1)
              Reclassification of Segments of Maiden and Allen Creeks in
              Catawba and Lincoln Counties (Catawba River Basin) to
              Class WS-V
              (DWQ) Elizabeth Kountis
Attachment A – Maiden and Allen Creeks WS-V Memo  (pp A1-2)
Attachment B – Maiden and Allen Creeks WS-V Map  (pp B1)
Attachment C – Maiden and Allen Creeks WS-V Fiscal  (pp C1-7)
   Analysis
 
 
7. 12-16  Request for Approval of Local Programs Implementing the  p 1
              Jordan Lake New Development Stormwater Rule, and
              Delegation of Further Approval Authority to the Director
              (DWQ) Jason Robinson
 
 
 Attachment A – Jordan New Development Programs  pp A1-6
   
     Municipalities
Attachment B – Village of Alamance  (pp B1-66)
Attachment C – Town of Apex    (pp C1-210)
Attachment D – City of Burlington  (pp D1-414)
Attachment E – Town of Carrboro  (pp E1-577)
Attachment F – Town of Cary    (pp F1-241)
Attachment G – Town of Chapel Hill  (pp G1-122)
Attachment H – City of Durham    (pp H1-1103)
Attachment I –  Town of Elon    (pp I1-69)
Attachment J –  Town of Gibsonville  (pp J1-68)
Attachment K –  City of Graham  (pp K1-91)
Attachment L –  Town of Green Level  (pp L1-69)
Attachment M – City of Greensboro  (pp M1-564)
Attachment N –  Town of Haw River  (pp N1-69)
Attachment O – Town of Kernersville  (pp O1-61)
Attachment P –  City of Mebane   (pp P1-69)
Attachment Q –  Town of Morrisville  (pp Q1-155)
Attachment R –  Town of Oak Ridge  (pp R1-108)
Attachment S –  Town of Ossipee  (pp S1-69)
Attachment T –  Town of Pittsboro  (pp T1-34)
Attachment U –  Town of Pleasant Garden  (pp U1-63)
Attachment V –  City of Reidsville  (pp V1-98)
Attachment W –  Town of Sedalia  (pp W1-98)
Attachment X –  Town of Stokesdale  (pp X1-102)
Attachment Y –  Town of Summerfield  (pp Y1-42)
Attachment Z –  Town of Whitsett  (pp Z1-121)
 
  Counties
Attachment AA – Alamance County  (pp AA1-52)
Attachment BB – Caswell County  (pp BB1-81)
Attachment CC – Chatham County  (pp CC1-63)
Attachment DD – Durham County  (pp DD1-219)
Attachment EE  – Guilford County  (pp EE1-185)
Attachment FF – Orange County  (pp FF1-691)
Attachment GG - Rockingham County  (pp GG1-82)
Attachment HH - Wake County  (pp HH1-543)
 
8. 12-17  Consideration of the Superior Court Judge's Order of (p 1)
              Remand for the Commission to Make Further Findings of Fact
              with Regard to any Enforcement Fees Due to Respondent DWQ,
              Freedman Farms, Barry
              (AG) Frank Crawley
 
Index to Official Record Freedman Farms, Barry Freedman v. DENR, 05 HER 0905
 
Attachment A - Official Record  pp A1-192
Attachment B – Transcript
 Volume I -  pp B1-251
 Volume II -  pp B252-367
Attachment C – Respondent’s Exhibits  pp C1-145
Attachment D - Freedman Farms Written Argument pp D1-15
 
 
 
III. Information Items
 
1. 12-09  Update on Statewide Mercury TMDL
              (DWQ) Kathy Stecker
 
 
2. 12-10 Preview of Nutrient Forum
              (DWQ) 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 AG05-10-12

 

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