ORS 522.125¹
Circulation of application to state agencies
  • suggested conditions to permit

(1) Upon receipt of an application for a permit to drill or operate a geothermal well, the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shall circulate copies of the application to the Water Resources Director, the State Fish and Wildlife Director, the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality, the State Parks and Recreation Director, the Director of the Department of Land Conservation and Development, the Director of the State Department of Energy, the Director of the Department of State Lands and the governing body of the county and the geothermal heating district in which the well will be located.

(2) Any public agency desiring to suggest conditions under which a permit should be granted shall provide such information to the department within 30 days of receipt of the copy of the application. [1975 c.552 §6; 1981 c.694 §5; 1989 c.904 §66]

Chapter 522

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate recovery of geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; require­ments for exploring for or produc­tion of geothermal or oil or gas resources, (1974) Vol 37, p 68

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 522—Geothermal Resources, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors522.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 522, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­522ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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