Issue: Floodplains

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WV Surface Owners' Guide Update WVSORO May 3, 2016
You probably can refuse (or maybe block) a horizontal well on your land
If you own the surface and the minerals, and in particular any of the coal, then owning the coal will work for you to block them from using your land for a well pad that will contains several horizontal wells. More
Issues: FloodplainsHorizontal wells
Floodplains AdviceWV Surface Owners' Guide Update WVSORO June 3, 2013
If the driller’s proposed well pad is in a FEMA 100-year “flood hazard” zone, you may be able to block it or make them move it
In order for people in your county to be able to get flood insurance, or receive benefits from FEMA in the event of a flood (or maybe other) disaster, the county (or municipality if you happen to be in a town or city) has to have a “floodplain ordinance”. More
Issues: FloodplainsOil and Gas
Document WVSORO June 1, 2013
E-mail to the West Virginia Association of Counties about Floodplain Permits
WVSORO sent the following e-mail to the West Virginia Association of Counties alerting them that Counties should let surface owners know when drillers apply for floodplain permits and change their ordinances to make that a permanent part of the process. More
Issues: FloodplainsOil and Gas
Newsletter WVSORO June 29, 2012
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Summer 2012
Legislature Passes Weak Marcellus Bill | ‘M word’ avoided at capitol. Bills related to drilling held off until ’13 | Bill Would Increase Opportunities to Rejoin Split Estates | WV-SORO Focusing on Litigation and the Courts More
Issues: FloodplainsLand re-unionMarcellus shale
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