Name: DWR Oil and Gas Exploration Rules Hearing
WHAT: North Carolina Session Law 2012-143 (S820) directed the state Environmental Management Commission (EMC) to adopt rules for stormwater control for sites on which oil and gas exploration and development activities are conducted. It also directed the EMC to adopt rules "For matters within its jurisdiction that allow for and regulate horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing for the purpose of oil and gas exploration and development." SL 2012-143 set a deadline of October 1, 2014 for adoption of these rules. WHEN and WHERE: A public hearing to gather comments on the proposed rules is scheduled for July 1, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash Street, Sanford, NC. Registration for those who wish to speak begins at 5 p.m. MORE INFORMATION: A link to a summary of the proposed rule amendments, can be found below. A link to the proposed rules page, where draft text of the rule amendments can be found, is also provided.
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