(a) No later than ninety days after the effective date of this article, the secretary shall establish resources on the department's public website which will list searchable information related to all horizontal well applications filed in this state, including information sufficient to identify the county and approximate location of each horizontal well for which a permit application is filed, the referenced well application number, date of application, name of the applicant, and any written comments submitted by the public.
(b) The secretary shall also establish a registration and e-
notification process by which individuals, corporations and
agencies may register to receive electronic notice of horizontal
well applications filings and notices, by county of interest. Once
established, individuals, agencies and corporations interested who
are properly registered to receive e-notices of filings and actions
on horizontal well permits shall receive electronic notifications
of applications and notices of permits issued for horizontal
drilling in their designated county or counties of interest.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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