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Archived Rule Documents 

The most recently compiled, complete final rules for Produced Nontributary Ground Water due to oil and gas production are found in the General Rulemaking Archive homepage.  Proposed final rules and original components of the final rules have been moved to this Archived Rule Documents page.

The following documents are in PDF format.  Hover over a document name in the list below for a more detailed description of its content; select the document name to open it in a new window.

 Proposed Final Rules Filed with the Secretary of State on February 12, 2010

 Final Rules Filed with the Secretary of State on December 30, 2009

Rules for Coal Bed Methane formations, specifically, the Mesaverde Formation and the Cameo and South Canyon Coal Group Formations in the Piceance Basin; and the Fruitland Formation in the Northern San Juan Basin.

 Rules Filed with the Secretary of State on August 31, 2009

Rules for the Coal Bed Methane Nelsen Formation in the Piceance Basin; and all non-Coal Bed Methane Formations that were a part of the rulemaking.