Updated: Feb. 27, 2015

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2015 Water Quality Workshop
The 2015 Water Quality Workshop that was postponed on Feb. 19, 2015 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

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2015 Air Quality Workshop
March 19, 2015 - Hickory
March 24, 2015 - Raleigh
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2015 Hazardous Waste Workshop for Generators

May 7, 2015 - Wilmington
May 14, 2015 - Raleigh
May 21, 2015 - Asheville
May 28, 2015 - Greensboro
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2015 EEHS School
August 10-11, 2015




Top Stories In The News

NCMA Government Affairs Conference Call Monday, March 2 @ 11 AM

NCMA's Government Affairs Committee has a conference call to discuss pending legislation every Monday at 11 AM when the North Carolina General Assembly is in session.  All NCMA members and business partners are invited to participate.  [Feb. 27, 2015]

2015 Water Quality Workshop Rescheduled for April 1, 2015

NCMA's 2015 Water Quality Workshop that was postponed on Feb. 19, 2015, due to adverse weather, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Attendees already registered for the Feb.19 event have been automatically registered for the new date. New registrations for the April 1 Workshop are welcome.  [Feb. 27, 2015]

Please Attend NCMA's 2015 Legislative Breakfast on March 10

Please mark your calendars and make plans to attend our Legislative Breakfast on March 10, 2015. All NCMA members and business partners are invited and encouraged to participate. [Feb. 27, 2015]

SAVE THE DATE: NCMA's 2015 Legislative Reception on March 24

Please mark your calendars now and plan to attend the 2015 NCMA Legislative Reception which will be held the evening of March 24, 2015 in Raleigh.  [Feb. 27, 2015]

DENR Issues NOV for Groundwater Contamination at Duke Energy's Asheville Plant

On Feb. 25, 2015, the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) sent Duke Energy a notice of violation and intent to enforce for groundwater contamination from coal ash ponds at the utility's Asheville Plant.  [Feb. 27, 2015]

Federal Criminal Charges Filed Against Duke Energy for Coal Ash Spills

Federal prosecutors filed nine criminal charges accusing Duke Energy of violating the Clean Water Act by polluting four of the state’s rivers with coal ash.  [Feb. 27, 2015]

Environmental Management Commission Meetings Set for March 11-12

The Environmental Management Commission (EMC) and five of its committees will meet Wednesday, March 11, 2015, and Thursday, March 12, 2015. The list of items of potential interest to NCMA members include:  [Feb. 27, 2015]

DWR Seeking Nominations for Nutrient Criteria Committee

The North Carolina Division of Water Resources (DWR) is now soliciting names for potential members to serve on the Nutrient Criteria Development Plan (NCDP) – Criteria Implementation Committee.  [Feb. 20, 2015]

DWR Announces Stakeholder Meetings to Readopt All Water Quality Rules

The N.C. Division of Water Resources (DWR) has announced five upcoming stakeholder meetings to discuss re-adoption of 375 rules in its water quality program.  [Feb. 20, 2015]

About NCMA

The North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance [formerly The Manufacturers and Chemical Industry Council of North Carolina (MCIC)] is a non-profit association representing the interests of North Carolina manufacturing industries before the North Carolina General Assembly and state regulatory agencies on environmental, health, safety, worker's compensation, and tax issues. This Web site, myncma.org, is a comprehensive electronic resource designed to keep our members informed of current and emerging issues that may impact their operations in North Carolina.

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