Status of Draft Rules:
The Subchapter will be published in the North Carolina Register for the July 15 publication date. The Mining and Energy Commssion will be holding three Public Comment Meetings (August 20, 22, and 25, 2014). The offical Public Comment Period will open on July 15, 2014 and will close on September 15, 2014. Any comments recieved before or after those dates will not be incorporated into the Public Comment Report for the Subchapter.
Please submit written comments by email to Oil&Gas@NCDENR.gov, through the Public Meeting Page, or by mail to:
Mining and Energy Commission
Attn: Oil and Gas Program
1612 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1612
This document is a compilation of all the rulesets and below Rule-Set Master list is the working history of the subject Committees and the Mining and Energy Commission. Refer to the attached document to review the current status of the rules. The two documents are posted on the MEC May 15th and 16th Agenda.
The Rule-Set Master List below shows the status of rules that the Mining and Energy Commission is working towards adopting: Rule-Set Master List (Updated 19March2014)
The language of draft rules are posted to this page once they have been voted on and approved by a committee of the Mining and Energy Commission. Once approved by the Environmental Standards Committee, the Water and Waste Management Committee, the Administration of Oil and Gas Committee or the Mining Committee, a rule must be reviewed and approved by both the Rules Committee and the full Mining and Energy Commission before it can be considered approved by the Mining and Energy Commission. Once the Commission has approved all rules required by S.L. 2012-143, the complete package will be published in the North Carolina Register and undergo a formal public comment process before they are adopted.
Environmental Standards Committee
Water and Waste Management Committee
Administration of Oil and Gas Committee
The following draft rule sections have been reviewed by the Rules Committee of the Mining and Energy Commission. These drafts show the technical changes that have been incorporated into the rules sections before transmittal to the full Mining and Energy Commission.
Full Mining and Energy Commission
The following draft rule sections have been reviewed by the Mining and Energy Commission. These drafts show the final draft versions that the full Mining and Energy Commission have voted on and approved. Any changes made to the document at the MEC meeting during which the rule was discussed and voted on have been incorporated into these docouments below.