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Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
LSA Document #14-204

Under IC 4-22-2-23, the Natural Resources Commission intends to adopt a rule concerning the following:

OVERVIEW: Amends 312 IAC 12 and 312 IAC 13, which govern water wells and water well drilling. Amends 312 IAC 12-2-4 to specify minimum pump setting depths for small capacity water wells that must be met to qualify for protection under IC 14-25-4. Amends 312 IAC 13-8-1 to help implement IC 25-39 for the use of high solids bentonite grout containing graphite, and other neat cement based geothermal grouts, for vertical closed loop geothermal systems to enhance thermal conductivity and pumpability of the grout material. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher. Questions may be sent to the Division of Hearings, Natural Resources Commission, Indiana Government Center North, 100 North Senate Avenue, Room N501, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2200, at nrcrules@nrc.in.gov, or by telephone at (317) 232-0156. Comments may be sent by regular mail to the address above or through http://www.in.gov/nrc/2377.htm. Statutory authority: IC 14-10-2-4; IC 14-25-4-2; IC 14-25-4-9; IC 14-25-4-13; IC 14-25-4-17.

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule is:
Mark Basch
Section Head, Water Rights/Use
Division of Water
Department of Natural Resources
Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street, Room W264
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-0154

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Ombudsman designated by IC 4-4-35-8 is:
Erik Scheub
Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
One North Capitol, Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-5679
Resources available to regulated entities through the small business ombudsman include the ombudsman's duties stated in IC 4-4-35-8, specifically IC 4-4-35-8(9), investigating and attempting to resolve any matter regarding compliance by a small business with a law, rule, or policy administered by a state agency, either as a party to a proceeding or as a mediator.

Posted: 06/11/2014 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20140611-IR-312140204NIA
Composed: May 27,2018 9:42:10PM EDT
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