senate Bill S5412

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the acceptance of wastewater from oil or natural gas extraction activities at wastewater treatment facilities and landfills

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
May 16, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S5412 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7497
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§23-0101, 23-0305, 17-1905, 27-0703, 71-1307, 71-1933 & 71-2703, En Con L

S5412 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the acceptance of wastewater from oil or natural gas extraction activities at wastewater treatment facilities and landfills.

S5412 - Sponsor Memo

S5412 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5412

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GIPSON -- 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
  banning   the  acceptance  of  wastewater  from  oil  or  natural  gas
  extraction activities at wastewater treatment facilities and landfills

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  20  of  section 23-0101 of the environmental
conservation law, as amended by chapter 846 of  the  laws  of  1981,  is
amended to read as follows:
  20. "Waste" means
  a. Physical waste, as that term is generally understood in the oil and
gas industry;
  b.  The  inefficient, excessive or improper use of, or the unnecessary
dissipation of reservoir energy;
  c. The locating, spacing, drilling, equipping, operating, or producing
of any oil or gas well or wells in a manner which  causes  or  tends  to
cause  reduction  in  the  quantity of oil or gas ultimately recoverable
from a pool under prudent and proper  operations,  or  which  causes  or
tends  to  cause unnecessary or excessive surface loss or destruction of
oil or gas;
  d. The inefficient storing of oil or gas; [and]
  e. The flaring of gas produced from an oil or  condensate  well  after
the department has found that the use of the gas, on terms that are just
and reasonable, is, or will be economically feasible within a reasonable
time[.]; AND
  F.  ANY  WASTE  THAT  IS  GENERATED  AS A RESULT OF OIL OR NATURAL GAS
EXTRACTION ACTIVITIES, WHICH INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED  TO,  LEACHATE
FROM  SOLID  WASTE  ASSOCIATED  WITH  NATURAL GAS EXTRACTION ACTIVITIES.
THIS WASTE MAY CONSIST OF AMONG OTHER SUBSTANCES, WATER, CHEMICAL  ADDI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10823-02-3

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