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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.

March 28, 2014
Underground Storage of Natural Gas and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Nebraska)

This statute declares underground storage of natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas to be in the public interest if it promotes the conservation of natural gas and permits the accumulation of natural gas reserves. Under this statute, a person, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, association, or municipal corporation authorized to transport or distribute natural gas as a public utility within this state for ultimate public use or consumption may exercise the right of eminent domain in certain circumstances.

March 28, 2014
Underground Storage of Natural Gas (Kansas)

Any natural gas public utility may appropriate for its use for the underground storage of natural gas any subsurface stratum or formation in any land which the commission shall have found to be suitable and in the public interest for the underground storage of natural gas, and in connection therewith may appropriate such other interests in property as may be required adequately to examine, prepare, maintain and operate such underground natural gas storage facilities.

March 28, 2014
Underground Storage Tanks (West Virginia)

This rule governs the construction, installation, upgrading, use, maintenance, testing, and closure of underground storage tanks, including certification requirements for individuals who install, repair, retrofit, upgrade, perform change-in-service, close, or tightness test underground storage tank systems or install, repair, upgrade, or test corrosion protection on underground storage tank systems.

March 28, 2014
Underground Storage Tanks (New Jersey)

This chapter constitutes rules for all underground storage tank facilities- including registration, reporting, permitting, certification, financial responsibility and to protect human health and the environment.