15A NCAC 01C .0106 SCOPING AND HEARINGS
DENR agencies shall utilize scoping and hearing processes in their NCEPA activities to the extent appropriate to the complexity, potential for environmental effects, and level of expressed interest associated with the proposed activity. Scoping and hearing processes are public processes designed to determine the types of environmental issues to be addressed in environmental documents. They are open processes intended to obtain the view of other agencies and the public in order for state agencies to make informed decisions.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113A‑2; 113A‑4; 113A‑6; 143B‑10;
Eff. April 1, 2003.