Resource Management Services: Mineral Resources, Parts 550-559 (New York)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Resource Management Services: Mineral Resources, Parts 550-559 (New York)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Natural Gas|
|Program Administrator||New York State Department of Environmental Conservation|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||NY, with special regulations for Bass Island|
This section establishes a Bureau of Mineral Resources within the Department of Environmental Conservation, which has the authority to regulate the exploration and mining for oil and gas resources in New York State. The regulations include permitting and reporting requirements for exploration or production well drilling or deepening, well spacing, drilling practices, well plugging and abandonment, secondary recovery and pressure maintenance, and transportation of oil or gas products. Special regulations apply to mining activities located on Bass Island.
|Contact Name||Bradley Field|
|Department||NY Department of Environmental Conservation|
|Division||Division of Mineral Resources|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Environmental Conservation Law §§ 23-0305[8 ]|