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State Environmental Commission to Meet

The state commission that adopts rules for the protection, preservation and enhancement of the state’s air, land and water resources is set to meet this week by teleconference.

The public can access online or by phone the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission committee meetings set for Wednesday. Join meeting.

The air quality committee will meet 9-9:45 a.m., followed by the steering committee at 10-10:45 a.m., groundwater and waste management 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., water quality from 1:30-3:30 p.m.  and from 3:45-4:30 p.m. National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, or NPDES.

The commission meeting will be at 9 a.m. Thursday. Join meeting.

The commission oversees and adopts rules for several divisions of the Department of Environmental Quality including the divisions of Air Quality; Energy, Mineral and Land Resources; Waste Management and Water Resources.

Commission members are chosen to represent various interests, including the medical profession, agriculture, engineering, fish and wildlife, groundwater, air, and water pollution control, municipal or county government and the public at large. The Commission oversees and adopts rules for several divisions of the Department of Environmental Quality, including the Divisions of Air Quality, Land Resources, Water Quality, and Water Resources, according to NCDEQ.

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