December Public Events

Public hearing is set for Dec. 3 on draft permit for proposed Maysville landfill in Jones County.  

Written comments are due Dec. 31.

State officials with the Division of Waste Management will host a public hearing in Maysville Dec. 3 on the draft permit to construct the proposed Maysville Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill.

The public hearing starts at 6 p.m. at the Maysville Elementary School Gymnasium, 814 6th Street, Maysville. Oral or written statements and data concerning the proposed C&D landfill permit may be submitted at the hearing. Persons wishing to speak may register at the hearing.

Interested parties may submit written statements and data concerning the proposed permit at the meeting or may submit them by mail until 5 p.m. Dec. 31 to: Geof Little, Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Section, 1646 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1646. Written comments may also be sent by email to

Background and additional info can be found here at the DENR website.

Sanford Landowner Workshop on Dec. 14

On Dec. 14, Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) and Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) is co-sponsoring a workshop for landowners who have leased their land, those considering a lease and anyone concerned about landowner rights and the impacts of natural gas and hydrofracking.

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 9:00 – 11:00 am McSwain Center

2420 Tramway Road Sanford, NC 27332

Click here for a flier: Landowner Workshop Flier

SPEAKERS AND GUESTS INCLUDE: Gwen Lachelt, La Plata County, Colorado Commissioner, and founder of ARTHWORKS Oil & Gas Accountability Project (OGAP) Mary Maclean Asbill, Senior Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center, Chapel Hill Brooks Rainey Pearson, Associate Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center, Chapel Hill

This event is free and open to the public.


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