1501:9-3-04 Prevention of contamination and pollution.

(A) All persons engaged in any phase of saltwater disposal operations shall conduct such operations in a manner which will not contaminate or pollute the surface of the land, or water on the surface or in the subsurface. Saltwater shall be stored, transported, and disposed of by the method prescribed in Chapter 1501:9-3 of the Administrative Code, or in such other method as the chief may approve.

(B) All persons, except employees not acting in the capacity of a contractor, engaged in any phase of transportation and disposal of saltwater operations shall supply to the Division of Mineral Resources Management by the fifteenth day of April of each year an annual report containing the following information:

(1) Quantities of saltwater hauled and/or disposed of during the previous calendar year according to methods of measurement used in the industry; and

(2) The location of the disposal and the quantity of saltwater disposed of at each location. If the site of disposal is an injection well, the well shall be named by permit number, lease name, section or lot number, township, and county in which the well is located.

Eff 1-22-75; 6-1-82; 4-15-04
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 1509.22
Rule amplifies: RC 1509.22
RC 119.032 review dates: 9/16/03, 1/27/04, 4/15/09