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EMC Approves Public Hearings on ORW, HQW Reclassifications

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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).