1551.30 Ohio coal development office definitions.

As used in sections 1551.30 to 1551.35 of the Revised Code:

(A) "Coal development facility" means any coal resource development, beneficiation, or utilization facility of commercial availability or scale, including, without limitation, any commercial-scale demonstration facility and, when necessary or appropriate to demonstrate the commercial acceptability of a specific technology, up to three installations within this state utilizing the specific technology, that enhances the market for, or marketability of, Ohio coal and that is consistent with the purposes of the Ohio coal development office established under section 1551.32 of the Revised Code. "Coal development facility" includes all support buildings and facilities that the director of the Ohio coal development office determines are necessary for the operation of the facility together with all property, rights, easements, and interests that may be required for the operation of the facility.

(B) "Coal" includes coal, coke, and fuels derived from coal, including, but not limited to, synthetic fuels and coal-oil or coal-oil-water mixtures.

(C) "Person" includes an individual, receiver, assignee, trustee in bankruptcy, estate, firm, partnership, association, joint-stock company, joint venture, club, society, corporation, and combination of individuals in any form.

(D) "Governmental agency" and "construction" have the same meanings as in section 1551.01 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 09-14-2000