[SMRD Docket Number 1-15]
At its open meeting on November 3, 2015, the Texas Railroad Commission (TRRC) adopted some amendments to 16 Texas Admin. Code §12.108 regarding permit fees. TRRC amends the calendar years to 2015 and 2016; deletes paragraph 1 to eliminate the annual fee for each acre of land within a permit area on which coal or lignite was removed during a calendar year; increases the annual fee for each acre of land within a permit area covered by a reclamation bond, and increases the annual fee for each permit in effect on December 31st from $6,540 to $6,600.
The adoption notice will be published in the Friday, November 20, 2015, issue of the Texas Register, and the amendments will become effective on Monday, November 23, 2015. To view a PDF version of the adoption and other information on this rulemaking, please see the Proposed Rules table.