Only the most recently compiled, complete final rules for Produced Nontributary Ground Water due to oil and gas production are listed below. Proposed final rules and original components of the final rules have been moved to the Archived Rule Documents page.
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Final Rules (2 CCR 402-17, As Published)
Produced Nontributary Ground Water Rules - Rules and Regulations governing the administration of wells that dewater geologic formations by withdrawing nontributary ground water to facilitate or permit the mining of minerals.
Statement of Basis, Purpose and Specific Statutory Authority