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Bill Detail: SB12-107

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Title Protect Water Oil Gas Operations Fracking
Status Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely (05/09/2012)
House Sponsors R. Wilson (D)
Senate Sponsors M. Carroll (D)
House Committee
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 00/00/0000

The bill enacts the "Water Rights Protection Act", under which the Colorado oil and gas conservation commission (commission) must establish rules for:

  • Hydraulic fracturing near radioactive materials and siteslisted on the national priority list pursuant to the federal "superfund" law; and
  • The shut-down of hydraulic fracturing operations whenmonitoring equipment detects a pressure drop.
  • Oil and gas operators must submit water quantity reports showing projected and actual sources and amounts of water needed for ...
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