1509.151 [Effective Until 9/28/2018] Plugging at expense of operator.

If a mine operator is about to encounter or encounters an abandoned well whose existence is detrimental to the mining operation, the mine operator may plug the well at his own expense in accordance with all statutes and rules governing the plugging of abandoned wells that apply to any plugging under this section.

Effective Date: 10-20-1994.

Note: This section is set out twice. See also § 1509.151, as amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 225, §1, eff. 9/28/2018.