Senate Bill S8357

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Prohibits well permits from being issued to an applicant that uses carbon dioxide to complete or recomplete natural gas or oil resources

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S8357 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8866
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23-0501, En Con L

2023-S8357 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits well permits from being issued to an applicant that uses carbon dioxide to complete or recomplete natural gas or oil resources.

2023-S8357 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S8357 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8357
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2024
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. WEBB, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conser-
   vation
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   prohibiting well permits from being issued to an applicant  that  uses
   carbon dioxide to complete or recomplete natural gas or oil resources

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section  23-0501  of  the
 environmental  conservation  law,  as  added  by section 1 of part WW of
 chapter 58 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) No permits shall be issued  authorizing  an  applicant  to  drill,
 deepen, plug back, or convert wells that use high-volume hydraulic frac-
 turing  OR  CARBON  DIOXIDE to complete or recomplete natural gas or oil
 resources. For purposes of this section, high-volume hydraulic  fractur-
 ing  shall  be  defined as the stimulation of a well using three hundred
 thousand or more gallons of water as the base fluid for hydraulic  frac-
 turing  for  all  stages in a well completion, regardless of whether the
 well is vertical or directional, including horizontal.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13662-04-4



              

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