HB2860 HJUD AMT 3-17
H. B. 2860 -- "A Bill to amend and reenact §22-11-4, §22-11- 22, §22-11-24 and §22-11-25 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend said code by adding thereto a new article, designated §22-11A-1, §22-11A-2, §22-11A-3, §22-11A-4, §22-11A-5, §22-11A-6, §22-11A-7, §22-11A-8 and §22-11A-9; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §36-1-22, all relating to regulating the sequestration and storage of carbon dioxide; providing for powers and duties of the Department of Environmental Protection; providing for civil penalties and injunctive relief; providing for criminal penalties; providing for civil liability; setting forth legislative findings; defining terms; specifying powers and duties; specifying carbon dioxide permitting requirements; establishing a working group to study and make recommendations regarding carbon dioxide sequestration; authorizing the promulgation of legislative rules; and providing for ownership of pore space underlying the surface of the lands and waters of this state."