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2105
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Interbasin transfer (IBT), or the movement of water from one river basin to another, can be controversial. Examples include the Randleman Dam and Lake Gaston Pipeline project. The General Assembly recently passed a new IBT statute altering legislation
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 60 Issue 2, Fall 1994, p21-29, il, f
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26454
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Proposed watershed regulations would limit the density of development around rivers, streams, and lakes that serve as drinking water supplies for North Carolina. While the proposed regulations are up for debate, there is a strong case for the preventative approach to water pollution.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 39 Issue 40(1), Jan/Feb 1992, p9-10
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29330
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North Carolina's proposed new drinking water, watershed protection rules are being reviewed by the North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry. The rules would focus on non-point source pollution and restrict commercial and industrial development in more than one-quarter of the state's lands.
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33493
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Legislation was introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly to establish a commission to study the issue of watershed protection standards. The bill was prompted by concerns among Raleigh city officials about pollution threats to Falls Lake, the main source of drinking water for Raleigh and much of Wake County. The proposed commission would investigate the need for watershed development standards beyond a local basis.
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34193
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At its May 9 meeting, the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission approved holding public hearings on the proposed classifications of water supply watersheds across the state. The classification determines the kinds of protective measures that must be put into place by local governments with jurisdiction in the watershed. The public hearing process gives citizens an opportunity to comment on the proposed classification.
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34195
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Legislation ratified by the North Carolina General Assembly in July postpones the date by which the Environmental Management Commission must reclassify water supply watersheds and the date by which local governments must submit local water supply ordinances. A summary of the changes is provided in this article.
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34172
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The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission voted to proceed with public hearings on water supply watershed protection regulations. This article provides a summary and table of the main features of the draft watershed protection regulations and classifications.
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34200
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The North Carolina Environmental Commission voted to send to public hearing proposed special designations for water bodies across the state. Proposed watershed protection classifications include Outstanding Resource Waters (ORW), Shellfishing/Outstanding Resource Waters (SA-ORW), or High Quality Waters (HQW).
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34212
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At its October 8 meeting, the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission voted unanimously to deny a request from environmental groups for a Declaratory Ruling on the validity of the modified water supply watershed protection rules adopted in February 1992. The commission affirmed that the rules were developed and adopted in accordance with procedures required by the Administrative Procedure Act.
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34237
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At its June 8 meeting the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission approved proceeding to rulemaking on several surface water reclassification proposals, amendments to air quality permit exemptions, watershed protection rules. The commission will investigate the feasibility of new rules to require self-monitoring and reporting by operators of animal waste systems.