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Science & Technology  / Government Affairs
February 15, 2024 • 1:00 PM


NCMEP Supplier Matching Overview
KeAnne Hoeg, Director, Data Management Systems, Supplier Matching & Reporting
NC State University
Industry Expansion Solutions | North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP)

Press Release: Gov Cooper EO 305 
Governor Cooper Signs Executive Order Setting Statewide Conservation Goals for Forests and Wetlands
Monday, Feb 12, 2024

Natural and Working Lands Action Plan 
Natural Heritage Program, Division of Land and Water Stewardship, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Emerging Compounds ad hoc
February 15, 2024 • 10:00AM

CEC Agenda

Addressing PFAS and Organic Fluorides in North Carolina 
Gary L. Saunders, Emerging Compounds (EC) Coordinator,  NC Division of Air Quality

Groundwater Standards Summary Document 
DWR • EMC Presentation • Nov 9, 2023

PFAS Water Quality Standards: Toxicological Summary Information 
DWR • EMC Presentation • Nov 9, 2023

PFAS Surface Water Quality Standards Rules Fiscal Impacts: Cost Benefit Analysis Approach 
Stephanie  Bolyard • EMC Water Quality Committee Presentation • Jan 10, 2024

Potentially Affected Sources and Surface Water Rulemaking Implementation Requirements 
Julie Grzyb • EMC Water Quality Committee Presentation • Jan 10, 2024

Access all EMC Documents at Water Resources Document Hub – EMC 

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Annual Meeting Presentations

Presentations made at the NCMA Annual Meeting, Holiday Inn Resort Lumina, Wrightsville Beach, NC
October 30 & 31, 2023

Day 1 Presentations
October 30, 2023

Pedestrian Warning Systems, Broad Band Alarms
Rick Kilpatrick, Ph.D., CSP
Senior Manager, Environmental, Health & Safety
Shurtape Technologies, LLC

North Carolina Offshore Wind: Supply Chain and Business Opportunities
Jennifer Mundt, Assistant Secretary
Clean Energy and Economic Development
NC Department of Commerce

SME Prime: Custom Manufacturing and Engineering Programs for Students
Rob Luce, SME Educational Foundation

A View into North Carolina Politics 2023 – 2024
Anna Beavon Gravely, Executive Director
NC Free Enterprise Foundation



Day 2 Presentations
October 31, 2023

NC DAQ Update
Mike Abraczinskas, Director
NC Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality

Toby Vinson, Chief of Program Operations
NC Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources, Department of Environmental Quality

NC DWM Update
Michael Scott, Director
NC Division of Waste Management, Department of Environmental Quality

NC DWR Update
Richard Rogers, Director
NC Division of Water Resources, Department of Environmental Quality



Committee Meeting Archives

Documents Shared at Each Meeting

Science & Technology | Government Affairs

Chair, Science & Technology - John Bird, Roseburg Forest Products
Chair, Government Affairs - Kenneth Lin, International Paper
Standing committees that meet jointly to maintain readiness and responsiveness to issues that impact manufacturers.

Chemicals of Emerging Concern (CEC) ad hoc Committee

Chair - Dan Curry, TRC
Committee Purpose: Understand, monitor, and respond to the science and policy that may develop into regulatory/legislative activity related to the rapidly growing forum on compounds of emerging concern.

COVID Preparedness ad hoc Committee

Chair - PJ Klein, Corning
Committee Purpose: Share information among members and business partners that promote best practices to protect our employees and our manufacturing companies and prepare them for compliance with the COVID ETS