Virtual Public Hearing, Proposed Active Energy LLC Wood Pellets Facility

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a digital public hearing on Monday, June 22, 2020, on a draft permit for Active Energy Renewable Group.  The company is applying as new facility to manufacture wood pellets with a proposed maximum throughput of 39,420 oven dried tons per year, classifying it as a small facility.

Based on public interest and after consulting with members of the community, the Division Director determined it was necessary to hold a digital public hearing to receive comments on the application and draft permit. Based on current guidance to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect public health, members of the public can participate online or listen via telephone.

If you wish to speak at the digital public hearing, you must register by 4:00 pm on June 22, 2020. To register, please visit:

Event title:  Public hearing for Active Energy Renewable Power
WebEx Link:
Date and Time: Monday, June 22, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Event Password: NCDAQ
To listen by phone: 1-415-655-0003, Access Code: 615 016 858

The public comment period has been extended to June 26, 2020 at 5 p.m.


  • Email comments to Please type “Active Energy Renewable Power” in the subject line.
  • Mail written comments to:

Mr. Gregory Reeves
N.C. Division of Air Quality
225 Green Street, Suite 714
Fayetteville, NC 28301-5095

  • Oral Comments can be recorded by leaving a message at (919) 707-8714