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Oil and Gas, Mining And Reclamation Laws

The policy statements for the Mined Land Reclamation Law and the Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Law are posted on this site. Complete text of both laws can be found at the New York State Legislation website (link in the right column.) From the opening page select the link "Laws of New York", then choose "ENV" for Environmental Conservation Law, then pick Article 23 or Article 71 and the relevant Title.

Article 23 - Mineral Resources

Title 1 - (23-0101 - 23-0102) Definitions
Title 3 - (23-0301 - 23-0313) General Provisions
Title 5 - (23-0501 - 23-0503) Well Permits and Well Spacing in Oil and Natural Gas Pools and Fields
Title 7 - (23-0701) Voluntary Integration and Unitization in Oil and Natural Gas Pools and Fields
Title 9 - (23-0901) Compulsory Integration and Unitization in Oil and Natural Gas Pools and Fields
Title 11 - (23-1101 - 23-1103) Leases for Production and Storage of Oil and Gas on State Lands
Title 13 - (23-1301 - 23-1307) Underground Storage of Gas
Title 17 - (23-1701 - 23-1727) Liquefied Natural And Petroleum Gas
Title 19 - (23-1901 - 23-1903) Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Regulation and Reclamation Fee
Title 21 - (23-2101) Interstate Compact to Conserve Oil and Gas
Title 23 - (23-2301 - 23-2311) Rerefining of Used Oil
Title 24 - (23-2401 - 23-2402) New York State Oil Energy Conservation Program
Title 27 - (23-2701 - 23-2723) New York State Mined Land Reclamation Law

Article 71 - Enforcement

Title 13 - (71-1301 - 71-1311) Enforcement of Article 23