Resource Management Services: Mineral Resources, Parts 550-559 (New York)

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Place New York


Name Resource Management Services: Mineral Resources, Parts 550-559 (New York)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction NY, with special regulations for Bass Island

Last Review 2014-09-15


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.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Bradley Field
Department NY Department of Environmental Conservation
Division Division of Mineral Resources

Phone 518-402-8076



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

Authority 1: Environmental Conservation Law §§ 23-0305[8 [9]]
Date Effective 1985
Date Enacted 1972