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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2014

LCO No. 5677

   
 

*SB0023705677HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. MINER, 66th Dist.

 

To: Senate Bill No. 237

File No. 125

Cal. No. 527

(As Amended by Senate Amendment Schedules "A" and "B")

"AN ACT PROHIBITING THE STORAGE OR DISPOSAL OF FRACKING WASTE IN CONNECTICUT. "

Strike subdivision (4) of subsection (a) of section 1 and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(4) "Hydraulic fracturing" means the process of pumping a fluid into or under the surface of the ground in order to create fractures in rock for exploration, development, production or recovery of gas. "Hydraulic fracturing" does not include the drilling or repair of a geothermal water well or any other well drilled or repaired for drinking water purposes or for aquaculture purposes;"