2007 ORS 522.225¹
Notice of intent to abandon

(1) Before commencing any operation to abandon a geothermal well, the operator shall give notice to the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries of the intention to abandon the well and the date upon which the work of abandonment will begin.

(2) Such notice shall be given at least 24 hours before the commencement of abandonment operations and shall indicate:

(a) The condition of the well;

(b) The proposed method of the abandonment operation; and

(c) Any additional information that may be required by the department. [1975 c.552 §17]

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/­ors/­522.­html (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).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.