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for Water Resources Research Institute News Vol. Issue 286, Mar/Apr 1994
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At its March meeting, the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission denied a request from the Town of Boiling Springs to reclassify a portion of Sandy Run Creek in Cleveland and Rutherford counties for water supply. It was the first time the commission has denied a request for reclassification to water supply purposes.
A state law that went into effect last October requires all persons withdrawing one-million gallons per day or more of surface or ground water to register with the North Carolina Division of Water Resources. The new law also requires registration for any transfer of one-million gallons or more between any of the state’s thirty-eight river basins.
In January, the North Carolina Rules Review Commission returned to the Environmental Management Commission (EMC) rules the EMC had adopted in December 1993 for permitting under Title V of the Clean Air Act. At the February meeting, the EMC adopted the returned rules as temporary rules and set in motion the process for readopting them permanently.