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Environmental Management Commission - November 8, 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
 
November 8, 2012
9:00 A.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 October 11, 2012 Commission Meeting
 
II.  Action Items
 
1. 12-31  Environmental Management Commission (EMC) Approval (p 1)
              of Broad River Basin Hydrologic Model
              (DWR) Tom Fransen
 
 
Attachment A – Broad River Basin Model Notice (p A1)
Attachment B - Report Modeling the Broad River Basin Operations (pp B1-91)
  with OASIS April 2012
Attachment C - Summary Broad Model Approval (pp C1-2)
 
2. 12-32  Request to Proceed to Hearing on Revisions to New Source Review (pp 1-2)
             and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Nitrogen Oxides
             (NOx) Significance Level for PM2.5 (512) and PM2.5 Increment (516)
             (DAQ) Patrick Knowlson
 
Attachment A –Rule Summary (p A1)
Attachment B - Proposed Rules (pp B1-11)
Attachment C - Fiscal Note (pp C1-22)
 
3. 12-33  Request for 30-day Waiver and Request to Proceed to Hearing (p 1)
              on Revision of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Reasonably
              Available Control Technology (RACT) Rules Applicability
              (513) and Clarifications (511)
              (DAQ) Joelle Burleson 
 

 Attachment A - 15A NCAC 02D .0902 Rules (pp A1-22)
 Attachment B - Fiscal Note (pp B1-24) 

 
4. 12-34  Request for Adoption of Hearing Officer’s Recommendations (p 1)
              on Proposed Changes to Groundwater Rules: 15A NCAC 02L
              .0113 -Variance and .0202 - Groundwater Standards

              (Dickson Phillips)
 
Attachment A - Report of Proceedings 02L Rules (pp A1-337)
 
5. 12-35  Request for Waiver of 30 Day Rule and Approval to Proceed to (p 1)
              Public Notice with Proposed Rule Amendments to Phase II Stormwater 
              Requirements in Accordance with (S.L.) 2011-220
              (DWQ) Robert Patterson
Attachment A – 15A NCAC 02H .0152 (pp A1-2)
Attachment B - 15A NCAC 02H .1016 (PP B1-6)
Attachment C - SL2011-220 (pp C1-2)
 
6. 12-36  Request approval of NCDOT's Jordan Lake New Development (p 1)
              Stormwater Management Program and Delegation of Further
              Approval Authority to the DWQ Director 
                        (DWQ) Jason Robinson
 
Attachment A – NCDOT Green Program for New Development (pp A1-110)
 
  7. 12-37  Request for Waiver of 30 day Rule and Approval to Proceed to (p 1)
                Public Notice and Hearing with Revisions to the Consolidated
                Buffer Mitigation Rules (15A NCAC 02B .0295) That Were
                Approved for Public Notice and Hearing by the EMC in the
                July 2012 Meeting and for the Proposed Repeal of Buffer
                Mitigation Rules for the Neuse River (15A NCAC 02B .0242),
                Catawba River (02B .0244), Randleman Lake (02B .0252),
                Tar-Pamlico River (02B .0260), Jordan Lake (02B .0268), and
                Goose Creek Watersheds (02B .0609) and Associated Fiscal
                Note
                (DWQ) Amy Chapman 
 
POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Attachment A - Buffer Mitigation Rules and Fiscal Analysis V 7.0 (pp A1-64)
 
8. 12-38  Request to Approve the Repeal of the Clean Water Bond Act (p 1)
              (01A NCAC 22 .0101-.0102, .0201-.0209, .0301-.0303, .0401-
              .0403, .0501-.0506, .0601-.0606, .0701-.0704, .0801-.0802,
              .0901-.0906, .1001-.1002, .1101-.1103)
              (DWQ) Gary Kreiser
 
9.12-39   Request for Adoption of Division of Water Quality (p 1)
               Recommendation for EMC Approval of 303(d) Assessment
               Methodologies
             
(DWQ) Kathy Stecker
 
 
 
Attachment A - All Comments (pp A1-34)
Attachment B - Summary of Comments (pp B1-4)
Attachment C - Draft 2014 Use Assessment Methods (pp C1-14)
 
10.12-40  Request for Declaratory Ruling Cape Fear River Watch, (p 1)
                Sierra Club, Waterkeeper Alliance, and Western North
                Carolina Alliance
               
(AG) Jeannie Hauser
 
      (SELC) D. J. Gerken (for Petitioners)  - POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
      (AG) Kathy Cooper/Don Laton (for DWQ)
      (Duke Energy) Charles Case
  
Attachment A - Petitioner's Motion for Declaratory Ruling (pp A1-460)
Attachment B - Request for Declaratory Ruling Supplement (pp B1-15)
  with enclosures
Attachment C– Petitioner’s Memorandum in Support of (pp C1-15)
  December Ruling
Attachment D – Motion to Intervene (pp D1-4)
Attachment E – Memorandum Supporting Denial of the (pp E1-9)
  Request for Declaratory Ruling
Attachment F – Petition for Declaratory Ruling Factual (pp F1-6)
  Stipulations
Attachment G – DWQ Attachment No. 1 Facilities List (p G1)
  (an attachment to the Stipulations)
Attachment H – Response of NCDENR, DWQ in Opposition (pp H1-9)
  to Petitioners’ Request for a Declaratory Ruling                          
 
III.  Information Items
 (THIS ITEM HAS BEEN REMOVED)
1. 12-15   Update on 2014 Water Quality Assessment Methodology (p 1)
               Kathy Stecker

Attachment A
- 2014 North Carolina Draft Assessment Methodology (pp A1-14)
Attachment B - EPA Decision Document for NC 2012 303 (d) List (pp B1-47)
 
2. 12-16  Status of Triennial Review Fiscal Note (p 1)
              Connie Brower
 
3. 12-17  Status of NC’s Nutrient Criteria Development Plan (NCDP) (p 1)
              Development
              (DWQ) Dianne Reid
 
4. 12-18  Annual Update on Neuse & Tar-Pamlico Agricultural Rules (p 1)
              (DWQ) John Huisman
 
 
Attachment A - 2012 Neuse CY2011 Annual Report BOC Final (pp A1-11)
Attachment B - 2012 Tar-Pamlico CY2011 Annual Report BOC Final (pp B1-13)
 
5. 12-19  Status Report on the Study of Surface Water Quality Associated with (p 1)
              Swine Operations
              (DWQ) Keith Larick
 
 
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 AG011-08-12

 

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