ORS 522.475¹
Board review of disputes over unit operation
  • appeal

(1) Any disagreement with respect to the unit operation between persons or between persons and state or local governing bodies, special districts or agencies owning any interest in the geothermal resources in a unit area, or between persons or state and local governing bodies, special districts or agencies owning an interest in geothermal resources in a unit area and a unit operator, including a dispute over replacement of a unit operator, may be submitted to the governing board of the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries for its review and decision.

(2) The board decision under this section may be appealed to the Court of Appeals. The appeal must be filed within 60 days of the date of the board’s decision. [1981 c.588 §15]

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/­ors522.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 522, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano522.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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