Badin Business Park submits NPDES permit renewal application

Badin Business Park has formally submitted an application to renew its NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) permit. The 144-page application was submitted to the NC Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Resources on April 25, 2022.  The current permit, which authorizes discharges into Badin Lake and an unnamed tributary to Little Mountain Creek, expires on October…

Badin Business Park, Yadkin Riverkeeper, state regulators and other stakeholders meet to discuss environmental issues and concerns

A group of more than three dozen stakeholders interested in environmental issues related to Badin Business Park gathered in Salisbury on March 23 for a workshop designed to help build understanding and trust. The half-day workshop was organized by Robyn Gross (Badin Business Park) and Edgar Miller (Yadkin Riverkeeper) and facilitated by Dr. John B. Stephens (UNC-Chapel…