SECTION .0200 ‑ CRITERIA AND STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO INJECTION WELLS

 

15A NCAC 02C .0201       PURPOSE

The rules in this Section establish classes of injection wells and set forth requirements and procedures for permitting, constructing, operating, monitoring, reporting, and abandoning approved types of injection wells and abandoning, monitoring, and reporting non-permitted wells used for the injection of wastes or any substance of a composition and concentration such that, if it were discharged to the land or waters of the state, would adversely affect human health or would otherwise render those waters unsuitable for their best intended usage.  Except as provided for in G.S. 143-215.1A, the discharge of any wastes to the subsurface by means of wells is prohibited by G.S. 143‑214.2(b).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 87‑84; 87‑87; 87‑88; 87‑94; 87‑95; 143‑211; 143‑214.2(b); 143-215.1A;

143‑215.3(a)(1); 143‑215.3(c);

Eff. August 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2012; September 1, 1996.