Underground Injection Control (West Virginia)

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EZFeed Policy

Place West Virginia


Name Underground Injection Control (West Virginia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=8235

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://www.dep.wv.gov/WWE/permit/uic/Pages/default.aspx


This rule set forth criteria and standards for the requirements which apply to the State Underground Injection Control Program (U.I.C.). The UIC permit program regulates underground injections by 5 classes of wells. All owners or operators of these injection wells must be authorized either by permit or rule by the Director.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Don Criss, Geologist
Department Department of Environmental Protection
Division Office of Water and Waste Management
Address Box 170, Route 2

Place Elizabeth, West Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 26143
Phone 304-354-0474 Ext.1073

Email Don.R.Criss@wv.gov
Website http://www.dep.wv.gov/WWE/Programs/gw/Pages/gwhome.aspx#uic

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

Authority 1: W. Va. Code §22-11-8(B)(7)

Authority 2: 47 CSR 13

Date Enacted 2002