section .2100 – well site reclamation
15A NCAC 05H .2101 PURPOSE AND SCOPE
(a) The permittee shall reclaim all disturbed land associated with the drilling, completion, and production of an oil or gas well by removing any well site structures or equipment from the well site or well pad and establishing permanent vegetative cover, soil stability, water conditions, and safety conditions appropriate to the area.
(b) The disturbed land shall be reclaimed unless otherwise designated by the surface owner in a surface use agreement submitted with a Form 2 – Oil or Gas Well Permit Application.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113-391(a)(5)l; 113-423.1(b);
Eff. March 17, 2015.