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Shale Gas Drilling Safety Review Act of 2014

Sponsored by:

Delegate Mizeur


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters

Synopsis:Prohibiting the Department of the Environment from issuing a permit for the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of natural gas until specified conditions are met; requiring the Department of the Environment and the Department of Natural Resources to issue a specified risk assessment at the same time a specified report is issued; authorizing the Department of the Environment to establish and collect a specified fee under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Mizeur, Barnes, Bobo, Carr, Cullison, Fraser-Hidalgo, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Healey, Holmes, Hubbard, Hucker, Luedtke, McMillan, Morhaim, Niemann, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Simmons, Stein, F. Turner, M. Washington, and Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0745
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1274 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2014
Environmental Matters   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fuel -see also- Coal
Health -see also- Mental Health
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Natural Resources, Department of
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
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October 2, 2015 9:04 A.M.