|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 05, 2012||reported and committed to finance|
|Apr 04, 2012||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S6892
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6892 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Environmental Conservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 23 Title 25 §§23-2501 & 23-2503, En Con L
S6892 - Summary
Creates the High-volume Hydraulic Fracturing Waste Tracking Program; requires the commissioner of environmental conservation to track the generation, transportation and receipt of liquid and solid waste associated with the production of oil and gas.
S6892 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6892 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to creating the "High-volume Hydraulic Fracturing Waste Tracking Program" PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish a tracking program for liquid and solid waste associated with natural gas production where high-volume hydraulic fracturing is utilized. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends article 23 of the environmental conservation law by adding a new title 25 which establishes a high-volume hydraulic fracturing waste tracking program. Such program shall: (a) provide for the tracking of the transportation of liquid and solid waste associated with the production of natural gas where high-volume hydraulic fracturing is utilized; (b) include a system for providing the generator with assurance that the materials were treated or received by the receiving facility; (c) use a uniform form or forms for tracking; (d) require the generator to deliver a copy of the manifest form to the department when the shipment leaves their facility site; (e) require receiving facility to deliver a copy of the manifest form
S6892 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6892 I N S E N A T E April 4, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to creating the "High-volume Hydraulic Fracturing Waste Tracking Program" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 23 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new title 25 to read as follows: TITLE 25 HIGH-VOLUME HYDRAULIC FRACTURING WASTE TRACKING PROGRAM SECTION 23-2501. DEFINITIONS. 23-2503. HIGH-VOLUME HYDRAULIC FRACTURING WASTE TRACKING PROGRAM. S 23-2501. DEFINITIONS. 1. "FLOWBACK FLUID" MEANS LIQUIDS PRODUCED DURING INITIAL COMPLETION AND CLEAN UP OF THE WELL OR CLEAN UP OF A WELL FOLLOWING RE-FRACTURE OR WORK OVER OF A WELL. 2. "GENERATORS" MEANS ANY OWNER OR OPERATOR OF AN OIL OR GAS WELL PAD WHOSE ACTS OR PROCESSES PRODUCE SOLID OR LIQUID WASTE. 3. "HIGH-VOLUME HYDRAULIC FRACTURING" OR "(HVHF)" MEANS HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FOR NATURAL GAS EXTRACTION USING GREATER THAN 300,000 GALLONS OF WATER REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE WELL IS VERTICAL, DIRECTIONAL OR HORIZONTAL. 4. "MANIFEST" MEANS THE FORM USED FOR IDENTIFYING THE QUANTITY, COMPOSITION, AND THE ORIGIN, ROUTING, AND DESTINATION OF LIQUID AND SOLID WASTE DURING ITS TRANSPORTATION FROM THE POINT OF GENERATION TO ANY INTERMEDIATE POINTS AND FINALLY TO THE POINT OF ULTIMATE DISPOSAL. 5. "OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION" MEANS ALL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION OF OIL AND GAS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, (A) DEVELOPMENT OF OIL AND GAS WELLS; (B) ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH DRILLING, STIMULATING, COMPLETING, OR OPERATING AN OIL OR GAS WELL; (C) ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OR OPERATION OF FACILITIES FOR THE COLLECTION AND TRANSMISSION OF OIL AND GAS FROM OIL AND GAS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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