(1) Upon receipt of an application to drill prospect wells, the State Geologist shall circulate copies of the application to the Water Resources Director, the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality, the Director of the Department of Land Conservation and Development, and the Director of the Department of State Lands.
(2) Any public agency desiring to suggest conditions under which a permit should be granted shall provide such information to the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries within 15 days of receipt of the copy of the application.
(3) Except as provided in ORS 522.075, within 30 days of receipt of an application to drill prospect wells, the State Geologist shall grant a permit to drill, subject to such conditions as the State Geologist may impose. Included among the conditions shall be provision for the proper and safe abandonment of each prospect well. [1975 c.552 §4b]Section: Previous 522.020 522.025 522.035 522.045 522.050 522.055 522.060 522.065 522.070 522.075 522.085 522.110 522.115 522.120 522.125 Next
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