CA Pub Res Code Section 3260

For purposes of this article, the following definitions apply:


“Account” means the Acute Orphan Well Account established under Section 3261.


“Acute orphan well” means a well that the supervisor determines could pose an immediate danger to life, health, or natural resources and there is no operator determined by the supervisor to be responsible for plugging and abandoning the well pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 3237 or who is able to respond.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 3260’s source at ca​.gov