U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on Duke Energy Dan River Station

Published May 18, 2017
WILMINGTON, N.C.–The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Wilmington District received an application from Duke Energy seeking Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters and wetlands in Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 03010103 (Roanoke River Basin), associated with activities related to the excavation and disposal of coal combustion residual (CCR) materials from areas of coal ash fill at the Duke Energy Dan River Steam Station, in Rockingham County, North Carolina.
Comments received will be considered by USACE to determine whether to issue, modify, condition or deny a permit for this proposal. To make this decision, comments are used to assess impacts on endangered species, historic properties, water quality, general environmental effects and the other public interest factors listed above. Comments are used in the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and/or an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Comments are also used to determine the need for a public hearing and to determine the overall public interest of the proposed activity.
The Public Notice, including specific plans and site information, is available on the Wilmington District Web Site at:
Comments must be received by close of business on June 12, 2017 and may be addressed to David Bailey, Raleigh Regulatory Field Office, 3331 Heritage Trade Drive, Suite 105, Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587

Release no. 18-021