HB 2074

Implementing Recommendations of Study Committee on Reducing Pollution Risks from Horizontal Drilling

Expanding the “limit of disturbance” from a horizontal well from 650 to 1,500 feet from an occupied dwelling structure. Requires the operator set up continuous real-time monitoring of air, noise, light and dust and particulates at the residence or other point of impact and continuously monitor those parameters in real time. If any monitored parameters are exceeded more than 5 minutes in any 24 hour period, the operator is required to implement the maximum available control technology available to limit the levels.

ISSUES: Pure Water

CWV Position: Supports

Status: Introduced 2/10/21; referred to Energy & Manufacturing Committee