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Information on XTO Energy Surface Water Withdrawal Application

Please Note: The commissioners at the December 8, 2011 meeting unanimously approved a Resolution for the Minutes (pdf 10 KB) to postpone the commission's consideration of applications for water withdrawals within the State of New York to serve natural gas development activities, pending completion of New York's environmental quality review process. This unanimous decision postpones further DRBC consideration of XTO Energy's application. The public comment period closed June 1, 2011.

Public Hearing Information:

Transcript from the June 1, 2011 Public Hearing (pdf 276 KB)

Presentation on Draft Docket D-2010-022-1: XTO Energy, Inc. given at June 1, 2011 Public Hearing (pdf 821 KB)

DRBC Rules and Guidelines for June 1, 2011 Public Hearing (pdf 93 KB)

Transcript from the May 11, 2011 Public Hearing (pdf 157 KB)

Regarding the hearing transcripts: The transcripts of the Commission's public hearings on XTO's surface water withdrawal application are posted here for informational purposes. Please be advised that these posted transcripts do not carry the court reporter's certification, and thus may not be entered into evidence or used in an official capacity. Certified copies are available from The Sargent's Group at 1-800-727-4349.

Related News Releases:

DRBC Schedules Another Public Hearing on XTO Energy's Proposed Water Withdrawal (May 18, 2011)

DRBC To Hold Another Public Hearing On XTO Energy's Proposed Water Withdrawal - Comment Period Extended Until Yet-To-Be-Determined Hearing Date (May 12, 2011)

Draft Docket:

D-2010-022-1: XTO Energy, Inc. (N.Y.), Surface Water Withdrawal for Natural Gas Exploration and Development Projects (pdf 117 KB)