HYDRAULIC FRACTURING/STATEWIDE BAN.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 632 (Public) Filed Monday, April 8, 2019
AN ACT TO BAN THE DANGEROUS, POLLUTING, AND UNNECESSARY PRACTICE OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
Intro. by Queen, Russell, Autry.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 9 2019)
H 632

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 9 2019 - More information

    Prohibits any agency of the State, including the specified entities, from issuing a permit for oil or gas exploration or development activities using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing treatments. Makes conforming changes and deletions in GS 113-391, GS 113-391.1, GS 113-393, GS 143-214.2, and GS 113-395.

    Repeals GS 113-415.1, which invalidated local ordinances regulating oil and gas exploration, development, and production activities.

    Applies to any application for a permit for oil and gas exploration and development activities received by any agency of the state on or after that date.


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