2013 Regular Session



Maryland Hydraulic Fracturing Moratorium and Right to Know Act of 2013

Sponsored by:

Delegate Mizeur


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters; Withdrawn

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, Holmes, Bobo, Cardin, Carr, Frick, Frush, Guzzone, Healey, Hixson, Hubbard, Hucker, Lee, Love, Luedtke, A. Miller, Morhaim, Murphy, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Stein, A. Washington, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2013
Environmental Matters
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
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Natural Resources, Department of
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Environment
(14-102, 14-107.1)

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October 24, 2017 1:06 P.M.