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NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Environmental Management Commission - November 17, 2011

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
 
November 17, 2011
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. Approval of minutes from the September 8, 2011Commission Meeting
 
II. Action Items
 
1. 11-36    Hearing Officer's Report on Temporary Rule to Defer - (pp 1-2)
      Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Combustion of Biomass from 
      Prevention of
Significant Deterioration and Title V Requirements (496)
                          (DAQ) Patrick Knowlson
 
Attachment A –  Hearing Officer’s Report - (pp A1-74)
 
2. 11-37  Request to Proceed to Hearing on Permanent Rule Amendment to - (pp 1-2)
    Defer Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Biomass from Prevention
    of Significant Deterioration Requirements (496)
    (DAQ) Patrick Knowlson
 
Attachment A – 15A NCAC 02D .0544 - (pp A1-3)
 
3. 11-38  Request for 30-day Waiver and Request for Approval of Amendments - (p 1)
              to Open Burning Rules to Incorporate Session
    Law 2011-394 Requirements
    (DAQ) Joelle Burleson
 
Attachment A – 15A NCAC 02D .1900 Amendments  pp A1-7
Attachment B – Session Law 2011-394 Excerpt 119  pp B1-3
 
4. 11-39  Request for Declaratory Ruling, Pursuant to G.S. 150B-4 (p 1)
    and 15A NCAC 2I .0602 and .0603, by South Atlantic, LLC, or
    South Atlantic Galvanizing, LLC, Graham, Alamance County, NC,
    regarding the Revised Confidentiality Determination
   
Don Nielsen (Bell, Davis & Pitt)
    Jill Weese (AG's Office)
 
Attachment A - South Atlantic, LLC Request for Declaratory Ruling (pp A1-20) 
Attachment B - South Atlantic Memo in Support of Petition (pp B1-6)
Attachment C - Response of the Division of Air Quality (pp C1-21)
 
III. Information Items
 
1. 11-09  Air Quality Permitting
              (DAQ) John Evans
 
Attachment A - DAQ Permitting Basis (p 1)
 
2. 11-10  Division of Water Quality Permitting (p 1)
              (DWQ) Boyd DeVane
 
Attachment A - Total DWQ Permits - Table 6 (pp A1-6)
 
 
 
THESE ITEMS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE JANUARY 12, 2012 EMC
 
3.  11-11  Coal Ash Presentations
 
(a) Dam Safety at Coal Ash Facilities
    (DLR) Steve McEvoy
 
(b) Coal Combustion Residuals Regulatory Framework
     Implemented by the Division of Waste Management
    (DWM) Ellen Lorscheider, Environmental Supervisor,
       Planning & Programs Management Branch, Solid Waste Section
 
(c)  NPDES Permitting Status/401 Issues
    (DWQ) Sergei Chernikov 
 
(d)  Structural Fill/Groundwater Update
     (DWQ) Ted Bush 
 
 
4. 11-12  303(d) List Assessment Methodology
               (DWQ) Kathy Stecker/Cam McNutt 
 
 
5. 11-13  Annual Progress Reports on the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico
              Agriculture Rules
              (DWQ) John Huisman & Michael Herrmann
 
 Attachment A - Neuse CY2010 (pp A1-11)
 
Attachment B - Tar-Pamlico CY2010 (pp B1-12) 
  
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 AG011-17-11
 

 

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