15A NCAC 02C .0230       OTHER WELLS

Rule requirements for Other Wells shall be evaluated and treated as one of the injection well types in Rule .0209(5)(b) of this Section that the Director determines most closely resembles the equivalent hydrogeologic complexity and potential to adversely affect groundwater quality.  The Director may impose additional requirements for the protection of human health and the environment based on site specific criteria, existing or projected environmental impacts, compliance with the provisions of the rules of this Section, or the compliance history of the facility owner.  The Director may permit by rule the emplacement or discharge of a fluid or solid into the subsurface for any activity that meets the definition of an “injection well” that the Director determines not to have the potential to adversely affect groundwater quality and does not fall under other rules in this Section. 


History Note:        Authority G.S. 87‑87; 87‑88; 87‑90; 87‑94; 87‑95; 89E-13; 89E-18; 143‑211; 143‑214.2(b); 143-215.1A; 143‑215.3(a)(1); 143‑215.3(c); 150B-19(4); 40 CFR Part 144.52(a)(7); 40 CFR Part 145.11(a)(20);

Eff. May 1, 2012.