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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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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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Regulatory control of most pollutants is focused on point sources under the jurisdiction of the North Carolina Division of Water Quality, whereas sediments and turbidity are regulated nonpoint source pollutants based largely on controls established by the North Carolina Division of Land Resources. This article discusses the major obstacles in sedimentation and erosion control.