Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy
Session Year 2015
All 2015 summaries for Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy (docx)
SL 2015-246 H44 - Local Government Regulatory Reform 2015, Secs. 13.1 through 13.4: Riparian Buffer Reform
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 13.2: Tennessee Valley Authority Settlement Funds
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 13.8: Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Report
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.10: Shellfish Cultivation Leasing Reform
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.10A: Simplify Oyster Restoration Project Permitting
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.10B: Standard Commercial Fishing License Exemption from Employees of Leaseholder
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.10C: Water Column Leasing Clarification
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.10D: Division of Marine Fisheries Recommendations for Shellfish Aquaculture
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.10I: Beach Erosion Study
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.11: Dynamic Pricing for State Parks and Attractions
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.13: Water Infrastructure Authority Revisions
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.14A: Encourage Interconnection of Public Water Systems
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.16A: Phaseout of Noncommercial Leaking Underground Storage Tank Fund
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.16B: Noncommercial Tanks - Eliminate Initial Abatement Requirements
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.20: Landfill Changes
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.21: Environmental Review Commission Studies
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.24: Petition for Wetlands Mitigation Flexibility
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.26: Reform Civil Penalties Under the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.30: Consolidate All State Attractions within Department of Cultural Resources to Create the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.31: Study Further Efficiencies in Organization of Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and Department of Environmental Quality
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.5: Environmental Management of Impaired Water Bodies
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.6.(a): Shallow Draft Fund Revisions
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.6.(c)-(g): Deep Draft Navigation Channel Dredging and Maintenance
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.6.(h): Cape Fear Estuarine Restoration
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.6.(n)-(o): Clarify Coastal County Authority Over Abandoned Vessels
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.6.(p)-(r): Erosion Control Structures
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 14.7: Use of Oyster Shells Prohibited in Commercial Landscaping
SL 2015-241 H97 - 2015 Appropriations Act, Sec. 15.24: Create Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources
SL 2015-1 H157 - Amend Environmental Laws
SL 2015-196 H186 - Cape Fear Water Resources Availability Study
SL 2015-113 H339 - Add Fonta Flora Trail to State Parks System
SL 2015-70 H346 - Counties/Public Trust Areas
SL 2015-9 H364 - Clarify Laws on Executive Orders and Appointments
SL 2015-149 H634 - Stormwater/Built-Upon Area Clarification
SL 2015-194 H638 - Capitalize on Wetland Mitigation
SL 2015-144 H640 - Outdoor Heritage Act
SL 2015-147 H705 - Amend Septic Tank Requirements
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 3.9: Environmental Review Commission to Study Open and Fair Competition with Respect to Materials Used in Wastewater, Stormwater, and Other Water Projects
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.1: Environmental Self-Audit Privilege and Limited Immunity
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.10: Amend the Definition for "Prospective Developer" Under the Law Governing Brownfields Development
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.11: Eliminate Outdated Fees Related to Solid Waste Matters
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.12: Delete or Repeal Various Environmental and Natural Resources Reporting Requirements
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.14: On-Site Wastewater Amendments and Clarifications
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.15: Amend Approval of On-Site Wastewater Systems
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.17: Contested Cases for Air Permits
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.18: Amend Isolated Wetlands Law
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.19: Study Coastal Water Quality and Coastal Stormwater Requirements
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.2: Study Computer Equipment, Television, and Electronics Recycling Program
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.21: Study Exempting Linear Utility Projects from Certain Environmental Regulations
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.24: Repeal Department of Environment and Natural Resources Idling Rules
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.25: Ambient Air Monitoring
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.27: Division of Air Quality Notice Requirements
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.3: Prohibit Implementation and Enforcement of Federal Standards for Wood Heaters
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.31: Prohibit the Requirement of Mitigation for Impacts to Intermittent Streams
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.39: Allow Alternate Disposal of Biodegradable Agricultural Plastics
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.8A: Study Standards for Hexavalent Chromium and Vanadium
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Sec. 4.9: Modify Effective Date for Life-of-Site Permits for Sanitary Landfills and Transfer Stations
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Secs. 4.20 and 4.20A: Amend Stormwater Management Law
SL 2015-286 H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Secs. 4.7 and 4.8: Amend Risk-Based Remediation Provisions
SL 2015-90 H795 - State Environmental Policy Act Reform
SL 2015-7 S14 - Academic Standards/Rules Review/Coal Ash/Funds, Secs. 7, 8, and 9
SL 2015-264 S119 - GSC Technical Corrections 2015, Sec. 15: Repeal North Carolina Land Policy Council
SL 2015-264 S119 - GSC Technical Corrections 2015, Sec. 56.2: Local Ordinances Regulating Energy Activities Invalid
SL 2015-201 S374 - Modify For-Hire License Logbook Requirement
SL 2015-263 S513 - North Carolina Farm Act of 2015, Sec. 11: Allow Shellfish Cultivation Leases in Areas Containing Submerged Aquatic Vegetation
SL 2015-263 S513 - North Carolina Farm Act of 2015, Sec. 13: Procedure for Termination or Modification of Conservation Agreements
SL 2015-263 S513 - North Carolina Farm Act of 2015, Sec. 16: Amend the Definition of "New Animal Waste Management System" and the Application of Swine Waste Management System Performance Standards
SL 2015-263 S513 - North Carolina Farm Act of 2015, Sec. 18: Modify Implementation of the Odor Control of Feed Ingredient Manufacturing Plants Rule
SL 2015-263 S513 - North Carolina Farm Act of 2015, Sec. 19: Exempt Certain Wetlands Mitigation Activities from Requirements under the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act
SL 2015-263 S513 - North Carolina Farm Act of 2015, Sec. 20: Clarify Reimbursement of Third-Party Claims From the Commercial and Noncommercial Leaking Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Funds
SL 2015-263 S513 - North Carolina Farm Act of 2015, Sec. 23: Amend Definition of Mining Relative to Agricultural Activities
SL 2015-263 S513 - North Carolina Farm Act of 2015, Sec. 33: Exemptions from Certain Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Permits and Waste Analysis During Imminent Threat of Contagious Animal Disease
SL 2015-110 S716 - Mountain Energy Act of 2015, Sec. 2: Modifications to Certain Requirements for Coal Ash Management at the Asheville Steam Electric Generating Plant