Ron Lewis, Chair
Judy Hawley, Vice Chair
G.E. 'Buddy' West
|• Assess the state's well-plugging and site remediation program to determine if the current funding mechanism and program operations are addressing the state's obligations efficiently.|
|• Examine the current financial assurance mechanisms required by the Railroad Commission for new drilling operations to determine whether they are sufficient to cover current and future well-plugging costs.|
|• Evaluate the feasibility of creating a voluntary cleanup program, similar to the program created at the TNRCC, for oil field sites under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission.|
|• Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.|
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