Consultation with Residents
Department: Ministry of Economy
WHEREAS under The Oil & Gas Conservations Regulations, 2012 well sites cannot be within 125 metres (0.0777 miles) of an occupied dwelling; and
WHEREAS there are no regulations in place to require consultation with the occupant and/or owner of an occupied dwelling within a more reasonable distance;
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM request the Ministry of the Economy to include in The Oil & Gas Conservations Regulations, 2012 a duty to consult with the occupant and/or owner of occupied dwellings within a 500-meter (0.3107 miles) radius.