ORS 522.235¹
Conditions precedent to abandonment

Before the proposed date upon which the work of abandonment will begin, the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shall furnish the operator with:

(1) Approval to commence the abandonment operation;

(2) Conditional approval to commence the abandonment operation, stating what specific work or tests will be necessary before approval of the abandonment operation will be given; or

(3) A report stating what specific information is required to be furnished by the operator to the department before the department may take action upon the proposed abandonment operation. [1975 c.552 §18]

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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