UIC Reminder - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted primary enforcement authority (primacy) of the Class ll Underground Injection Control (UIC) program to the Commonwealth of Kentucky on March 21, 2017.

As required by 805 KAR 1:110(8), all owners or operators are required to submit to the Kentucky Division of Oil & Gas within 90 days a demonstration of adequate financial responsibility to plug and abandon a well.

You must submit a written request to our office requesting to transfer the financial responsibility from the EPA to the KY Division of Oil & Gas. You may also choose to provide a new bond to the KY Division of Oil & Gas and request the release of the EPA bond. This request must be received no later than June 19, 2017.

For more information, contact:
Division of Oil & Gas
300 Sower Blvd
Frankfort, KY 40601