A person that is issued a permit under this chapter to drill a new well or drill an existing well deeper in an urbanized area shall establish fluid drilling conditions prior to penetration of the Onondaga limestone and continue to use fluid drilling until total depth of the well is achieved unless the chief of the division of oil and gas resources management authorizes such drilling without using fluid.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.
Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.27, SB 165, §1, eff. 6/30/2010. .