82-4-207. Rulemaking -- in situ coal gasification. (1) Within 1 year of October 1, 2011, and in accordance with subsection (3), the department shall adopt rules necessary to regulate underground mining using in situ coal gasification.
(2) Unless required by this part, the department may not adopt a rule to regulate in situ coal gasification that is more stringent than the comparable federal regulations or guidelines that address the same circumstances.
(3) The department shall solicit, document, consider, and address comments from the board of oil and gas conservation provided for in 2-15-3303 in developing rules pursuant to subsection (1).