N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 71-1305

It shall be unlawful for any person to:


Waste oil or gas.


Violate any of the provisions of or fail to perform any duty imposed by article 23 (Mineral Resources)article 23 of this chapter or any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder or any order or condition of any permit of the department made pursuant thereto.


Abandon a mine without the approval of the department before all affected land has been reclaimed. A mine shall be considered as abandoned when mining and reclamation activities shall cease on land affected by mining without prior notification to the department or without describing such cessation in a mined land use plan approved by the department.


Commence operations for the drilling or redrilling of a well for oil or gas or solution mining, or an intake well, or for the storage of oil or gas without first obtaining a permit from the department as.


Abandon any oil, gas or solution mining well, or an intake well, or a well for the storage of oil or gas without first obtaining a permit from the department.


Store gas underground in any manner, unless the storage operator has received such right by grant, lease or other agreement or is operating in compliance with § 23-1301 (Procedure for obtaining underground storage permit)section 23-1301 of this chapter and is authorized to maintain condemnation proceedings pursuant to § 23-1303 (Authority to acquire property)section 23-1303 of this chapter.

Source: Section 71-1305 — Offenses, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/71-1305 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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