Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act of 1974 - Utilization of Land or Conveyance of Rights for Exploration or Extraction of Gas, Oil or Coal Bed Methane

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Place Pennsylvania


   
Applies to States or Provinces Pennsylvania
Name Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act of 1974 - Utilization of Land or Conveyance of Rights for Exploration or Extraction of Gas, Oil or Coal Bed Methane
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province








Start Date 2011


















Program Administrator Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/LI/US/HTM/2011/0/0035..HTM



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/office_of_oil_and_gas_management/20291


Summary

This act prescribes the procedure utilization of land or conveyance of rights for exploration or extraction of gas, oil or coal bed methane in agricultural and forest reserve areas.

Land identified under the provisions of this act may be leased or otherwise devoted to the exploration for and removal of gas and oil, including the extraction of coal bed methane, and the development of associated facilities, including new roads and bridges, pipelines and other buildings or structures, related to exploration for and removal of gas and oil and the extraction of coal bed methane.



Policy Contact

Department Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Division Bureau of Oil and Gas Management
Address PO Box 8765

Place Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Zip/Postal Code 17105-8765
Phone 717-772-2199



Website http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/contacts___directions/20298
     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act of 1974 - Utilization of Land or Conveyance of Rights for Exploration or Extraction of Gas, Oil or Coal Bed Methane
Date Effective 2011



















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