2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 34 - Mineral Resources
Oil and Natural Gas
Article 60 - Oil and Gas Conservation
§ 34-60-130. Reporting of spills - rules

CO Rev Stat ยง 34-60-130 (2016) What's This?

(1) If one barrel or more of oil or exploration and production waste is spilled outside of berms or other secondary containment, the spill shall be reported within twenty-four hours after the discovery of the spill, to:

(a) The commission; and

(b) The entity with jurisdiction over emergency response within the local municipality, if the spill occurred within a municipality, or the local county if the spill did not occur within a municipality.

(2) The spill report must include any available information concerning the type of waste involved in the spill.

(3) The commission may promulgate rules to implement this section.

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