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2352
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Outgoing Water Resources Research Institute Director David H. Moreau sees a critical need to continue the improvements made over the last twelve years in groundwater management and watershed protection.
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3583
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While the public perceives municipalities and industries as the main river polluters, sediment is the major culprit. The General Assembly passed the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act in 1973. It was upgraded in 1997 to address points not covered.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p38, il
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34354
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In North Carolina, where sanitary sewers are separate from sewers that carry stormwater, wastewater treatment capacity has not been a priority issue because only extreme rainfall events might threaten treatment capacity. A proposed Environmental Protection Agency policy would allow wastewater blending of primary and secondary treatments as long as permit limits are met. North Carolina does not currently have a blending policy, but may consider a policy that would recognize varying circumstances statewide.
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34353
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On January 15, the North Carolina Rules Review Commission (RRC) met to consider revisions made by the Environmental Management Commission to the NPDES Stormwater Phase II rules in response to earlier rejections. After listening to special interest groups, the RRC passed a motion to disapprove rules in the stormwater program. However, it is still unknown which specifically which rules the motion applied to.
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34357
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In the 2004 appropriations act, the North Carolina General Assembly allocated funds that pay for cleanup of contamination from leaking underground storage tanks and provide financial assurance for owners and operators of commercial underground storage tanks. A study is being conducted on the desirability and feasibility of altering or eliminating the role of the State in providing funding for cleanup of contamination from leaking petroleum tanks.
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34355
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At the March 11, 2004 meeting of the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission, complaints were filed against the NPDES Stormwater Phase II rules rejected by the Rules Review Commission (RRC). The implications of the RRC action mean that North Carolina has failed to meet federal requirements to adopt procedures for state designation of owners and operators of storm sewer systems that must obtain permits.
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34356
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Sherry MacQueen, the new source water protection coordinator in the North Carolina Public Water Supply Section, discusses the condition of all public drinking water sources and local partnerships to protect streams, reservoirs, and wells that supply public drinking water systems. MacQueen also discusses assessments of risk to drinking water sources and the state’s Water Supply Watershed Protection program.