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March 28, 2014
Utility Lines and Facilities (Montana)

These regulations apply to the construction of utility and power lines and facilities. They address the use of public right-of-ways for such construction, underground power lines, and construction and relocation standards.

March 28, 2014
Utility Facility Siting and Environmental Protection Act (South Carolina)

This legislation applies to electric generating plants and associated facilities designed for or capable of operation at a capacity of more than 75 MW. A certificate from the Public Service Commission is required prior to the construction of such facilities. Some exemptions, including for hydroelectric generating facilities licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, apply.

March 28, 2014
Utility Easements (Indiana)

A permit is required from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for the construction of a utility upon a state park, a state forest, a state game preserve, land acquired by the state and set aside as a scenic or historic place, or the portion of a public highway passing through one of the aforementioned types of places.

March 28, 2014
Urban and Industrial Sites Reinvestment Tax Credit Program (Connecticut)

The Urban and Industrial Sites Reinvestment Tax Credit Program provides up to $100 million in tax credits over a ten-year period to support projects that create jobs and capital investment in under-served areas. An Urban Site Investment Project is eligible if it creates significant economic activity and if it is located in a designated community. Eligible Industrial Site Investment Projects must have made an investment in or improvement to real property that has been subject to environmental contamination.

March 28, 2014
Urban Enterprise Zone Program (New Jersey)

New Jersey's Urban Enterprise (UEZ) Program operates under the Department of Community Affairs. The UEZ Program exists to foster an economic climate that revitalizes designated urban communities and stimulates their growth by encouraging businesses to develop and create private sector jobs through public and private investment. Applicant businesses must be registered, located in one of the designated zones, be in tax compliance with the state, and certified by the Program.

March 28, 2014
Uniform Transboundary Pollution Reciprocal Access Act (Montana)

This Act allows any entity in a Reciprocating Jurisdiction harmed by pollution originating in the state of Montana to bring an action or other proceeding against the source of that pollution in the state of Montana. Such an entity has the same rights in the state of Montana as they would if the harm had occurred within the state.

March 28, 2014
Uniform System of Accounts for Gas Utilities (Maine)

This rule establishes a uniform system of accounts and annual report filing requirements for natural gas utilities operating in Maine.

March 28, 2014
Uniform Environmental Covenants Act (Iowa)

This legislation adopts a version of the federal Uniform Environmental Covenants Act, specifying long-term limitations on land use for certain restricted areas.

March 28, 2014
Underground storage of natural gas, liquid hydrocarbons, and carbon dioxide (Louisiana)

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality regulates the underground storage of natural gas or liquid hydrocarbons and carbon dioxide. Prior to the use of any underground reservoir for the storage of natural gas and prior to the exercise of eminent domain by any person, firm, or corporation having such right under laws of the state of Louisiana, the commissioner, shall have found all of the following:

March 28, 2014
Underground Wells (Oklahoma)

Class I, III, IV and V injection wells require a permit issued by the Executive Director of the Department of Environmental Quality; Class V injection wells utilized in the remediation of groundwater associated with underground and aboveground storage tanks regulated by the Corporation Commission and Wells used for the recovery, injection or disposal of mineral brines are exempt.

All water wells, monitoring wells, unused water test wells and water test holes used or capable of being used as to avoid pollution of water-bearing strata.