RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - As oil and gas development moves forward in North Carolina, the commission charged with recommending a regulatory plan is seeking public input.
Written comments from the public will be accepted by the Mining and Energy Commission at three public hearings and may also be submitted until September 15.
The public hearings are scheduled for:
* 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Aug. 20 at the McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh
* 5‒9 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Wicker Center, 1801 Nash St., Sanford
* 5–9 p.m. Aug. 25 at Rockingham High School, 180 High School Rd., Reidsville
Hard copy written comments should be sent to:
Oil and Gas Program
DENR-Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources
1612 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1612
Written comments may also be submitted electronically through the state Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources website at: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mining-and-energy-commission/public-comment-meetings.
The complete text of the proposed rules and proposed revisions to existing rules are available online at: http://portal.ncdenr.org/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=812822fd-9e97-4359-8935-4f07e713f0b1&groupId=8198095.