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Appendix VII Appendix VII Savannah River Basin Nonpoint Source Program Description and Contacts Appendices Appendices Agriculture USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: Part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), formerly the Soil Conservation Service. Technical specialists certify waste management plans for animal operations; provide certification training for swine waste applicators; work with landowners on private lands to conserve natural resources, helping farmers and ranchers develop conservation systems unique to their land and needs; administer several federal agricultural cost share and incentive programs; provide assistance to rural and urban communities to reduce erosion, conserve and protect water, and solve other resource problems; conduct soil surveys; offer planning assistance for local landowners to install best management practices; and offer farmers technical assistance on wetlands identification. www.nc.nrcs.usda.gov/ County Contact Person Phone Address Area 1 Conservationist Carol S. Litchfield 828-456-6341 589 Raccoon Road, Suite 246, Waynesville NC 28786 Clay Jason D. Wheatly 828-837-6417 ext. 3 225 Valley River Ave., Suite J, Murphy, NC 28906 Jackson Kayla B. Hudson 828-586-6344 538 Scotts Creek Road, Suite 110, Sylva, NC 28779 191 Thomas Heights Road, Macon Agri. Service Center, Franklin, NC 28734 Macon Vacant 828-524-3311 ext. 3 Transylvania Robert D. Twomey 828-884-3230 203 East Morgan Street, Brevard, NC 28712 Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Boards and staff under the administration of the NC Soil and Water Conservation Commission (SWCC). Districts are responsible for: administering the Agricultural Cost Share Program for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control at the county level; identifying areas needing soil and/or water conservation treatment; allocating cost share resources; signing cost share contracts with landowners; providing technical assistance for the planning and implementation of BMPs; and encouraging the use of appropriate BMPs to protect water quality. Clay County SWCD 828-837-6417 225 Valley River Ave., Suite J, Murphy, NC 28906 Jackson County SWCD 828-586-6344 538 Scotts Creek Road, Suite 110, Sylva, NC 28779 191 Thomas Heights Road, Macon Agri. Service Center, Franklin, NC 28734 Macon County SWCD 828-524-3311 Transylvania County SWCD 828-884-3230 203 East Morgan Street, Brevard, NC 28712 Division of Soil and Water Conservation: State agency that administers the Agricultural Cost Share Program for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control (ACSP). Allocates ACSP funds to the Soil and Water Conservation Districts, provides administrative and technical assistance related to soil science and engineering. Distributes Wetlands Inventory maps for a small fee. www.enr.state.nc.us/DSWC/ Central Office David B. Williams 919-733-2302 512 N Salisbury Street, Raleigh NC 27604 Asheville Region * Davis Ferguson Area Coordinator 828-296-4500 2090 U.S. Highway 70, Swannanoa NC 28778 NCDA&CS Regional Agronomists: The NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) technical specialists: certify waste management plans for animal operations; provide certification training for swine waste applicators; track, monitor, and account for use of nutrients on agricultural lands; operate the state Pesticide Disposal Program, and enforce the state pesticide handling and application laws with farmers. www.ncagr.com/ Central Office J. Kent Messick 919-733-2655 4300 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607 Region 13 Bill Yarborough 828-456-3943 Region 14 Steve Dillon 704-276-1989 A-VII-1 Education NC Cooperative Extension Service: Provides practical, research-based information and programs to help individuals, families, farms, businesses and communities. www.ces.ncsu.edu Clay 828-389-6305 55 Riverside Circle, Community Serv Bldg - Room 108, Hayesville, NC 28904 Jackson 828-586-4009 538 Scotts Creek Rd/suite 205, Sylva, NC 28779 Macon 828-349-2046 193 Thomas Heights Rd, Franklin, NC 28734 Transylvania 828-884-3109 203 E Morgan St, Brevard, NC 28712 Forestry DENR Division of Forest Resources: Develop, protect, and manage the multiple resources of North Carolina's forests through professional stewardship, enhancing the quality of our citizens while ensuring the continuity of these vital resources. www.dfr.state.nc.us District Office (DFR District 9) Service Forester 828-586-4007 443 Hwy. 116, Sylva, NC 28779-8513 Region III Mountains Regional Forester or Asst. Regional Forester 828-251-6509 14 Gaston Mountain Road, Asheville NC 28806-9101 Raleigh Central Office (Statewide) Forest Hydrologist, NPS Unit 919-733-2162 ext. 206 1616 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1616 Griffiths Forestry Center (Statewide) Water Quality & Wetlands Forester 919-553-6178 ext. 230 2411 Old U.S. Hwy 70 West, Clayton NC 27250 Construction/Mining DENR Division of Land Resources: Administers the NC Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program for construction and mining operations. Conducts land surveys and studies, produces maps, and protects the state's land and mineral resources. www.dlr.enr.state.nc.us Central Office Floyd Williams 919-733-4574 512 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh NC 27626 Asheville Region * Janet Boyer 828-296-4500 2090 U.S. Highway 70, Swannanoa NC 28778 Local Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinances: Several local governments in the basin have qualified to administer their own erosion and sedimentation control ordinances. For a listing of the most recently approved local programs visit www.dlr.enr.state.nc.us/pages/sedimentlocalprograms.html City of Highlands Larry Gantenbein 828-526-2118 PO Box 460, Highlands, NC 28741 Jackson County Linda Cable 828-631-2256 401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Suite 110, Sylva, NC 28779 Macon County Josh Ward 828-349-2560 1834 Lakeside Drive, Franklin, NC 28734 A-VII-2 General Water Quality DENR DWQ Planning Section: Coordinate the numerous nonpoint source programs carried out by many agencies; coordinate the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico River Nutrient Sensitive Waters Strategies; administer the Section 319 grants program statewide; conduct stormwater permitting; model water quality; conduct water quality monitoring; perform wetlands permitting; conduct animal operation permitting and enforcement; and conduct water quality classifications and standards activities. http://h2o.enr.state.nc.us/pb/index.html Planning Section Chief Alan Clark 919-733-5083 x 570 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699 NPS Planning Rich Gannon 919-733-5083 x 356 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699 Modeling/TMDL Michelle Woolfolk 919-733-5083 x 505 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699 Classifications and Standards Jeff Manning 919-733-5083 x 579 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699 Basinwide Planning Darlene Kucken 919-733-5083 x 354 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699 Groundwater Planning Carl Bailey 919-733-5083 x 522 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699 DWQ Regional Offices: Conduct permitting and enforcement field work on point sources, stormwater, wetlands and animal operations; conduct enforcement on water quality violations of any kind; and perform ambient water quality monitoring. http://www.enr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html Asheville Region * Roger Edwards 828-296-4500 2090 U.S. Highway 70, Swannanoa NC 28778 NC Wildlife Resources Commission: To manage, restore, develop, cultivate, conserve, protect and regulate the wildlife resources of the state, and to administer the laws enacted by the General Assembly relating to game, game and non-game freshwater fishes, and other wildlife resources in a sound, constructive, comprehensive, continuing and economical manner. www.ncwildlife.org Central Office Wildlife Management 919-707-0050 1722 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Responsible for: investigating, developing and maintaining the nation's water and related environmental resources; constructing and operating projects for navigation, flood control, major drainage, shore and beach restoration and protection; hydropower development; water supply; water quality control, fish and wildlife conservation and enhancement, and outdoor recreation; responding to emergency relief activities directed by other federal agencies; and administering laws for the protection and preservation of navigable waters, emergency flood control and shore protection. Responsible for wetlands and 404 Federal Permits. www.usace.army.mil Asheville Field Office Robert Johnson 828-271-7980 151 Patton Ave, Room 208, Asheville NC 28801 A-VII-3 Solid Waste DENR Division of Waste Management: Management of solid waste in a way that protects public health and the environment. The Division includes three sections and one program -- Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, Superfund, and the Resident Inspectors Program. http://wastenot.enr.state.nc.us Central Office Brad Atkinson 919-508-8409 401 Oberlin Road, Suite 150, Raleigh NC 27605 Asheville Region * Jan Anderson 828-296-4500 2090 U.S. Highway 70, Swannanoa NC 28778 On-Site Wastewater Treatment Division of Environmental Health and County Health Departments: Safeguard life, promote human health, and protect the environment through the practice of modern environmental health science, the use of technology, rules, public education, and above all, dedication to the public trust. Services include: training of and delegation of authority to local environmental health specialists concerning on-site wastewater; engineering review of plans and specifications for wastewater systems 3,000 gallons or larger and industrial process wastewater systems designed to discharge below the ground surface; and technical assistance to local health departments, other state agencies, and industry on soil suitability and other site considerations for on-site wastewater systems. www.deh.enr.state.nc.us Central Office Andy Adams 919-715-3274 2728 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh NC 27604 Asheville Region * Joe Lynn 828-397-5152 2090 U.S. Highway 70, Swannanoa NC 28778 Clay Janice Patterson Health Director 828-389-8326 PO Box 55, Hayesville, NC 28904 Jackson Paula Carden Health Director 828-586-8994 538 Scotts Creek Road, Suite 100, Sylva, NC 28779 Macon Ken Ring Health Director 828-349-2489 1830 Lakeside Drive, Franklin, NC 28734 Transylvania Steve Smith 828-884-3139 203 East Morgan Street, Brevard, NC 28712 Health Director * DENR Asheville Regional Office covers the following counties: Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania and Yancey A-VII-4