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Oil and Gas Rules Public Comments

The N.C. Mining and Energy Commission is developing an oil and gas regulatory program for North Carolina. As part of that process, a public comment period was held July 15-Sept. 30, 2014 to obtain input on the draft rules. Below are downloadable files which include all public comments received during that time period.

Public Comments Received via U.S. Postal Service I
Public Comments Received via U.S. Postal Service II
Public Comments Received via U.S. Postal Service III
Public Comments Received via U.S. Postal Service IV
Public Comments Received via U.S. Postal Service V
Public Comments Received as Email Attachments
Public Comments - American Petroleum Institute Petition
Public Comments - N.C. League of Conservation Voters Petition I
Public Comments - N.C. League of Conservation Voters Petition II
Public Comments - N.C. League of Conservation Voters Petition III
Public Comments - Energy Citizens Advocacy Petition

The files below are compilations of all comments found in the documents above, plus all comments received verbally at public hearings and via email during the public comment period.

General & Geology Comments
Objection to O&G Development
Administrative Rules (Section 0200-1000)
Exploration & Geophysical (Section 1100)
Drilling Units & Well Spacing (Section 1200)
Permitting (Section 1300)
Financial Assurance (Section 1400)
Site Construction (Section 1500)
Well Construction & Completion (Section 1600)
Chemical Disclosure (Section 1700)
Environmental Testing (Section 1800)
Water (Section 1900)
Waste (Section 2000)
Reclamation (Section 2100)
Operation & Production (Section 2200) 

Public Hearing Audio Files

Aug. 20, 2014 - Raleigh
Aug. 22, 2014 - Sanford
Aug. 25, 2014 - Reidsville
Sept. 12, 2014 - Cullowhee      

 

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