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HB 2623 - Establishes Temporary Ban on Fracking - Oregon Key Vote

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Title: Establishes Temporary Ban on Fracking

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass an amended bill that establishes a temporary hydraulic fracturing ban for oil and gas until 2030.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits individuals from using hydraulic fracturing to explore for or produce oil and gas in Oregon (Sec. 2).

  • Establishes that this Act will be repealed on January 2, 2025 (Sec. 3).

  • Establishes an emergency declaration, stating that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety (Sec. 4).

  • Defines “hydraulic fracturing” as the drilling technique of expanding existing fractures or creating new fractures in rock by injecting water, with or without chemicals, sand or other substances, into or underneath the surface of the rock for the purpose of stimulating oil or gas production (Sec. 2).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Establishes Temporary Ban on Fracking

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass an amended bill that establishes a temporary hydraulic fracturing ban for oil and gas until 2030.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits individuals from using hydraulic fracturing to explore for or produce oil and gas in Oregon (Sec. 2).

  • Establishes that this Act will be repealed on January 2, 2025 (Sec. 3).

  • Establishes an emergency declaration, stating that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety (Sec. 4).

  • Defines “hydraulic fracturing” as the drilling technique of expanding existing fractures or creating new fractures in rock by injecting water, with or without chemicals, sand or other substances, into or underneath the surface of the rock for the purpose of stimulating oil or gas production (Sec. 2).

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