senate Bill S6892

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the High-volume Hydraulic Fracturing Waste Tracking Program

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Jun 05, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation

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Jun 5, 2012 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S6892
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Nay
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Absent
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Excused
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

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S6892 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10211
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 Title 25 ยงยง23-2501 & 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

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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