Administrative Measures On Geothermal Resources In Jinan

Original Language Title: 济南市地热资源管理办法

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Administrative measures on geothermal resources in Jinan

    (November 12, 2013, Jinan Municipal Government the 38th Executive Council for discussion by November 27, 2013, Government order No. 251, published as of January 1, 2014) first to strengthen the management of geothermal resources in the city, promote the rational development and utilization of geothermal resources, according to the People's Republic of China Law on mineral resources, the Shandong province (People's Republic of China mineral resources law, procedures, laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.

    Second approach applies within the administrative area of the city of geothermal resources exploration, exploitation, conservation and management.

Article geothermal resources in these measures refers to the natural outcropping of hot spring, labor exploitation and utilization of geothermal fluids.

    Geothermal resources are owned by the State, not because of its dependence of land ownership or the right to change.

    Exploitation and utilization of geothermal resources in the fourth should adhere to the Government-led, social participation, design, principles of orderly development, realize comprehensive utilization of resources and effective protection of the ecological environment.

Fifth of municipal and County (city, district) administrative departments in charge of land and resources of geothermal resources exploration, exploitation and protection of supervision and management.

    Water Conservancy, environmental protection departments according to their respective duties to geothermal resource management related work.

The sixth city, County (City) departments of land and resources administration, in conjunction with planning, water conservancy, environmental protection, Department of urban and rural overall planning, the overall plan of mineral resources, exploration and development of geothermal resources in integrated planning of water resources planning, and approved by the people's Governments at the same level before implementation.

    Approved exploration and development of geothermal resources to plan, without legal proceedings shall not be changed without authorization. Seventh geothermal exploration can be funded by the Government, or by the social investment. Social investment through bidding, auction, listing sold and other acquisitions of geothermal resources exploration rights.

    Except as otherwise provided by laws and regulations.

Article eighth prospecting of geothermal resources exploration license applicant shall submit the following materials:

(A) application for registration books and applied blocks range;

(B) qualifications of the exploration certificate;

(C) the plan of work for exploration, exploration contracts or authorize the investigation documents;

(D) the exploration of implementation plans and accessories

(E) exploration project funding certificate;

    (Vi) other materials shall be submitted.

    Nineth geothermal resource prospecting right shall obtain a prospecting permit within 6 months from the date, in accordance with the technical specifications for exploration and exploration and implementation of the approved programme of exploration, and exploration projects with regular seat of the County (city, district), land and resources administrative departments and water conservancy administrative departments to report on its work.

Article tenth of geothermal resources exploration rights, subject to the following conditions:

(A) 2 years after the date of issue exploration licenses;

(B) the fulfilment of minimum exploration investment;

(C) no dispute over the ownership;

(D) to pay relevant taxes;

    (V) shall meet the conditions.

    11th exploration right after completing the exploration of geothermal resources, and local land and resources administrative departments and water Administrative Department under the supervision of the exploration well, hole, pit filled in a timely manner. 12th exploitation of Government-funded survey of geothermal resources, through bidding, auction, listing sold and other acquisitions of geothermal resources and mining rights.

Except as otherwise provided by laws and regulations.

    Social investment for exploration of geothermal resources exploration rights and priority access to mining rights.

Geothermal resources in the 13th mining license of mineral right applicant should submit the following documents:

(A) application for registration and the mining areas;

(B) the qualification certificate;

(C) water water document approved by administrative authorities, water permits;

(D) mineral resources development and utilization programme;

(V) the environmental impact assessment report;

    (Vi) other materials shall be submitted.

    14th exploitation and utilization of geothermal resources in mining right shall, in accordance with the approved programme for mining, and regularly to the land and resources administrative departments and the exploitation and utilization of geothermal resources in water conservancy administrative departments report.

15th geothermal resource and mining rights shall install metering facilities and ensure normal operation of metering facilities.

    For metering facilities cannot provide taxation data, levied by departments in accordance with the high water months of the previous year and the quantity of levying compensation fees for mineral resources.

    16th geothermal resource and mining rights shall adopt advanced technologies, processes and equipment, according to the temperature difference between the cascade development and comprehensive utilization, quality of implementation, improve the level of comprehensive utilization of geothermal resources.

    17th mining rights shall be based on the development of geothermal resources for geothermal water for recharging or treatment, geothermal water shall not be discharged directly.

Article 18th geothermal resources and mining rights, subject to the following conditions:

(A) production over 1 year;

(B) no dispute over the ownership;

(C) to pay relevant taxes;

    (D) shall meet the conditions.

    19th due to urban planning or construction projects covering exploration right or mining right caused the loss of, shall, in accordance with the relevant regulations for its appropriate compensation.

    20th geothermal well in land and resources administrative departments should be water, water temperature, water level, water quality and other indicators monitor, promote rational development and utilization of geothermal resources.

    21st land and resources administrative departments should strengthen the supervision and management of the exploitation and utilization of geothermal resources in activities, supervise mining right vegetation restoration and soil and water conservation, land reclamation work to prevent geological disasters, environmental pollution and ecological damage.

22nd geothermal resource prospecting rights in violation of these rules, any of the following circumstances, be warned by the land and resources administrative departments above the county level shall be ordered to correct within; it fails, to a 30,000 yuan fine:

(A) not by exploration of technical specifications and approved the exploration and implementation of exploration;

    (B) is not in accordance with the regulations on prospecting the well, hole, pit, filled in a timely manner.

23rd geothermal resource and mining rights in violation of these rules, any of the following circumstances, be warned by the land and resources administrative departments above the county level shall be ordered to correct within; it fails, to a 30,000 yuan fine:

(A) is not in accordance with the approved development programme for mining;

(B) in accordance with stipulations to the land and resources administrative departments and Department of water administration reports of the exploitation and utilization of geothermal resources;

    (C) is not in accordance with the development of the geothermal water for irrigation or treatment, direct emissions. 24th article this way come into force on January 1, 2014.