Bill Status of SB3327 98th General Assembly
Short Description: FRACKING-SETBACK ADJUSTMENT
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein, William Delgado and Heather A. Steans
| 1/13/2015||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act. Changes the setback requirements throughout the Act. Provides that no compressors, dehydrators, condensate tanks, processing plants or stations, pumping stations, open waste pits, flares or critical oil, liquid natural gas or natural gas infrastructure shall be located closer than 1,500 feet to any residence, habitable structure, dwelling, non-residential place of business, place of assembly or place of worship, edge of the property line from any school, hospital, or licensed nursing home facility, nature preserve, State park, or a site on the Register of Land and Water Reserves. Provides that no Class II injection well for use in disposal of any hydraulic fracturing or fracturing wastewater, flowback, or produced water from any oil, liquid natural gas, or natural gas extraction processes shall be located within 10 miles, as measured by a straight line from the closest edge of the property to the closest edge of the Class II injection well site, of any nuclear power plant, uranium processing facility, high level radioactive waste storage facility, or low level radioactive waste storage facility. Applies all setback requirements to horizontal drilling with fracturing operations in addition to all high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing operations.