HYDRAULIC FRACTURING/STATEWIDE BAN.

View NCGA Bill Details2021
House Bill 635 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 21, 2021
AN ACT TO BAN THE DANGEROUS, POLLUTING, AND UNNECESSARY PRACTICE OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
Intro. by Autry, von Haefen, Richardson, Farkas.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 22 2021)

Bill History:

H 635

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 21 2021 - 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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