Major Release

“Major release” means:
1. an unauthorized release of a volume, excluding gases, in excess of 25 barrels;
2. an unauthorized release of a volume that:
a. results in a fire;
b. will reach a watercourse;
c. may with reasonable probability endanger public health; or
d. results in substantial damage to property or the environment;
3. an unauthorized release of gases in excess of 500 MCF; or
4. a release of a volume that may with reasonable probability be detrimental to water or exceed the standards in Subsections A and B or C of NMAC.

Source: Oil and Gas, New Mexico Administrative Code Title 19, Chapter 15, January 2013. Regulations

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