COMPULSORY POOLING STUDY GROUP
NORTH CAROLINA MINING AND ENERGY COMMISSION
December 19, 2012
15 Minutes after the Mining and Energy Commission Meeting Concludes
Archdale Building – Fifth Floor Conference Room
1. Call to Order and Notice of NCGS 138A-15 Ray Covington, Chairman
In accordance with the State Government Ethics Act, it is the duty of every member of the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission to avoid conflicts of interest and potential conflicts. If any member knows of a conflict of interest or potential conflict with respect to matters coming before the Committee today, please identify the conflict or potential conflict at this time.
2. Review of North Carolina’s Statute and Overview of Critical Questions Related to Compulsory Pooling Nationally –Lynne Weaver, Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice
3. Review of Staff’s Research to Date on Compulsory Pooling – Trina Ozer, DENR Policy Analyst
4. Discussion of Schedule, Scope of Work and Next Steps – Chairman Covington
5. Closing Comments – Chairman Covington
Reminder to All MEC Members: Members having a question about a conflict of interest or potential conflict should consult with the Chairman or with legal counsel.
Reminder to MEC Members Appointed by the Governor: Executive Order 34 mandates that in transacting Commission business each person appointed by the Governor shall act always in the best interest of the public without regard for his or her financial interests. To this end, each appointee must recuse himself or herself from voting on any matter on which the appointee has a financial interest.