White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council Meeting (11/18)

The WHEJAC has a two-day public meeting planned on November 17-18, 2021, being held from 3:00 pm - 7:30 PM (ET) each day. Registration is REQUIRED. Register for the November 17-18, 2021 Public Meeting Public Comment Period: A public comment period relevant to the specific issues will be considered by the WHEJAC during the public meeting. […]

EPA Nat’l Environmental Justice Community Engagement Call

This National Environmental Justice Community Engagement Call will feature conversations about EPA's goals and plans for environmental justice and civil rights. The purpose of these calls is to inform communities about EPA's environmental justice work and enhance opportunities to maintain an open dialogue with environmental justice advocates. As environmental justice continues to be integrated into EPA […]

NC Environmental Justice & Equity Advisory Board Meeting

Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board to meet virtually November 30 RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board will hold its meeting Tuesday, November 30, remotely via teleconference. Members of the public are welcome to participate online or by phone. WHO:             Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board WHAT:          […]

NC Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board Meeting

The next NCSSAB meeting is scheduled for 10:00 AM, December 6, 2021, and it will be a virtual public meeting.  The Webex meeting information is below: Event address for attendees: https://ncdenrits.webex.com/ncdenrits/onstage/g.php?MTID=e122098b6c7e0471bf3358e6b30fd2f70 Event number:       2433 061 1831 Event password:     NCDEQ  View the agenda Audio conference: To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the […]

EPA Nat’l Environmental Justice Community Engagement Call

The purpose of these calls is to inform communities about EPA's environmental justice work and enhance opportunities to maintain an open dialogue with environmental justice advocates. As environmental justice continues to be integrated into EPA programs and policies, the Agency hopes that these calls will help reaffirm EPA’s continued commitment to work with community groups […]

State Water Infrastructure Authority Meeting

The State Water Infrastructure Authority will meet on December 8, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (In person and virtually, via WebEx, or by phone.) In person: Archdale Building's Ground Floor Hearing Room, 512 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh NC 27604. For virtual attendees who wish to speak during the informal public comment portion of the meeting, please email Jennifer Haynie […]

Public Input Mtg on Animal Waste Management Digester System General Permits

DEQ holding Public Input Meeting on Animal Waste Management Digester System General Permits Dec. 14 RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold an online public input meeting on December 14 on the development of the new Animal Waste Management Digester System General Permits. Members of the public may participate online […]

Comment Deadline on Proposed Plan to Administer American Rescue Plan Act’s Funding – Jan 12, 5PM

State Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Plan to Administer American Rescue Plan Act’s State Fiscal Recovery Funding RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Infrastructure (DWI) is accepting comments until January 12, 2022 on the proposed plan to administer approximately $1.6 billion in federal funds appropriated in the state budget for drinking […]

FERC Scoping Session- Southside Reliability Enhancement Project

What: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") is reviewing environmental impacts of the Southside Reliability Enhancement Project involving construction and operation of facilities by Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco) in Mecklenburg and Pittsylvania Counties, Virginia, and Davidson, Hertford, and Iredell Counties, North Carolina. Docket No. PF22-1-000 FERC seeks public comment as part of the […]

Environmental Management Committee Meetings

The Environmental Management Commission is a 15-member commission appointed by the Governor, the Senate Pro Tempore and the Speaker of the House. The Commission is responsible for adopting rules for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of the state's air and water resources. Commission members are chosen to represent various interests, including the medical profession, agriculture, […]

EMC Rulemaking Public Hearing- Standard for Silver

Archdale Building in the Ground Floor Hearing Room 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC

What: The Water Quality Committee of the NC Environmental Management Commission will hear the Petition for Rulemaking to Remove the Freshwater, Chronic Aquatic Life Standard for Silver. Date: January 12, 2022. This will be heard at the EMC Committee's regularly-scheduled meeting. Time: 1:30 pm Location: In-Person at Archdale Building in the Ground Floor Hearing Room, […]

Full Environmental Management Commission Meeting

View the agenda The Environmental Management Commission is a 15-member commission appointed by the Governor, the Senate Pro Tempore and the Speaker of the House. The Commission is responsible for adopting rules for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of the state’s air and water resources. Commission members are chosen to represent various interests, including the […]