Underground Wells (Oklahoma)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Oklahoma|
|Name||Underground Wells (Oklahoma)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Implementing Sector|| State/Province
|Program Administrator||Department of Environmental Quality|
|Primary Website|| http://www.deq.state.ok.us/lpdnew/uicindex.html
|Last Review|| 2014-09-15
Class I, III, IV and V injection wells require a permit issued by the Executive Director of the Department of Environmental Quality; Class V injection wells utilized in the remediation of groundwater associated with underground and aboveground storage tanks regulated by the Corporation Commission and Wells used for the recovery, injection or disposal of mineral brines are exempt.
All water wells, monitoring wells, unused water test wells and water test holes used or capable of being used as to avoid pollution of water-bearing strata.
|Contact Name||Scott Thompson|
|Department||Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality|
|Division||Land Protection Division|
|Address||PO Box 1677|
|Place||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Oklahoma Statutes Section 2-6-701|
|Date Effective|| 2000-06-06