Notwithstanding division (B)(2)(a) of section 1509.22 of the Revised Code, on and after January 1, 2014, a person that is in operation prior to the date may store, recycle, treat, process, or dispose of in this state brine or other waste substances associated with the exploration, development, well stimulation, production operations, or plugging of oil and gas resources without an order or a permit issued under section 1509.06, 1509.21, or 1509.22 of the Revised Code or rules adopted under any of those sections, provided that the chief of the division of oil and gas resources management has approved the operation and any required permit or other form of authorization has been issued by the environmental protection agency.
History. Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.