[USC07] 30 USC 1022: Prevention of waste; exclusivity
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30 USC 1022: Prevention of waste; exclusivity Text contains those laws in effect on December 12, 2017
From Title 30-MINERAL LANDS AND MININGCHAPTER 23-GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES

§1022. Prevention of waste; exclusivity

(a) All leases under this chapter shall be subject to the condition that the lessee will, in conducting his exploration, development, and producing operations, use all reasonable precautions to prevent waste of geothermal resources developed in the lands leased.

(b) Rights to develop and utilize geothermal resources underlying lands owned by the United States may be acquired solely in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.

( Pub. L. 91–581, §23, Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1573 ; Pub. L. 109–58, title II, §236(1), (21), Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 671 , 673.)

Amendments

2005-Pub. L. 109–58 inserted section catchline and substituted "geothermal resources" for "geothermal steam and associated geothermal resources" in subsecs. (a) and (b).