The North Carolina State Legislature recently passed the Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, which expands the scope of remediation. This legislation improves on the previous statute by expediting the remediation process. The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ – previously DENR) will be tasked with moving facilities through this process quickly.
Because of the positive impacts of this legislation, we will be keeping a close eye on the progress as it is sent to Governor McCrory for his signature. To read the full act – particularly Section 4.7 – go to
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