Name: Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. - Vanceboro Quarry
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS – PROPOSED VANCEBORO QUARRY APPLICATION FOR 401 WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATION AND APPLICATION FOR NEW NPDES DISCHARGE PERMIT NORTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF WATER QUALITY The North Carolina Division of Water Quality will hold a public hearing on Thursday March 14, 2013, beginning at 7:00 pm at the Beaufort County Community College, Building 8-Auditorium, 5337 Highway 264 East, Washington, NC 27889. Doors will open at 6:00 pm for speaker registration and sign-in. The purpose of the public hearing is to allow interested persons to submit oral and/or written comments on the proposed Martin Marietta Materials Vanceboro Quarry, specifically regarding the 1) application for 401 Water Quality Certification, and 2) application for new NPDES discharge permit. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. has applied for NPDES permit NC0089168 for a new discharge from a limestone quarry in Beaufort County. This proposed new discharge will consist of groundwater and comingled stormwater to an unnamed tributary of Blounts Creek in the Tar Pamlico River Basin. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations to Blounts Creek. In conjunction with this draft permit, a public hearing will be held on March 14, 2013 at 7:00pm at the Beaufort County Community College, Building 8-Auditorium, 5337 Highway 264 East, Washington, NC 27889. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Copies of the 401 application are posted online at: http://its.enr.state.nc.us/laserfiche8/Login.aspx?db=NCDWQ (Username: public, Password: password). Copies of the Draft NPDES permit and Fact Sheet are linked online at:
Copies of both 401 application and NPDES Draft Permit/Fact Sheet are also available at the DWQ Washington and Raleigh Central locations listed above during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and may be inspected by the public. Original physical copies of all public comments received will be filed at the Raleigh location, and will also be available online. Those wishing to view the physical file materials are advised to schedule an appointment to ensure that the file is available for a dedicated time slot. File materials may not be removed from any DWQ office, as copy machines are available for use at a nominal charge.
Facility: Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.-Vanceboro Quarry
River Basins: Tar-Pamlico