senate Bill S4099

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting horizontal drilling and high-volume hydraulic fracturing

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 02, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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S4099 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 Title 29 §23-2901, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6906

S4099 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits horizontal drilling and high-volume hydraulic fracturing.

S4099 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4099 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4099
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BROOKS, KRUEGER -- 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
   prohibiting horizontal drilling and high-volume hydraulic fracturing

   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 new title 29 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 29
         HORIZONTAL DRILLING AND HIGH-VOLUME HYDRAULIC FRACTURING
 SECTION 23-2901. PROHIBITION  ON  HORIZONTAL  DRILLING  AND  HIGH-VOLUME
                    HYDRAULIC FRACTURING.
 § 23-2901. PROHIBITION ON HORIZONTAL DRILLING AND HIGH-VOLUME  HYDRAULIC
              FRACTURING.
   1.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE
 THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "HIGH-VOLUME HYDRAULIC FRACTURING" MEANS THE STIMULATION OF A WELL
 USING THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND OR MORE GALLONS OF WATER AS THE BASE  FLUID
 FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FOR ALL STAGES IN A WELL COMPLETION, REGARDLESS
 OF  WHETHER  THE  WELL IS VERTICAL OR DIRECTIONAL, INCLUDING HORIZONTAL.
 THE THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND-GALLON THRESHOLD IS THE  SUM  OF  ALL  WATER,
 FRESH AND RECYCLED, USED FOR ALL STAGES IN A WELL COMPLETION.
   (B)  "GELLED  PROPANE  HYDRAULIC FRACTURING" MEANS A PROCESS THAT USES
 GELLED PROPANE OR LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS TO  FRACTURE  GEOLOGIC  FORMA-
 TIONS.
   2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, HIGH-VOLUME HYDRAULIC
 FRACTURING AND GELLED  PROPANE  HYDRAULIC  FRACTURING  SHALL  BE  DEEMED
 PROHIBITED IN THE STATE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08318-01-1

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