Bill Summaries: H773 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 16 2015 - View summary

    Amends GS 113-391.1 to require an oil and gas developer or operators to disclose the identity of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid to the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources 15 days before initiating the hydraulic fracturing treatment. The information will be considered public information.

    Amends GS 113-391.1(d) to exempt disclosures of confidential information concerning chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing from the penalties for unlawful disclosure. Effective December 1, 2015.