76-3302. Terms, defined.

For purposes of the Oil Pipeline Reclamation Act:

(1) Oil means petroleum of any kind or in any form, including crude oil or any fraction of crude oil;

(2) Pipeline carrier means a person that engages in owning, operating, or managing a pipeline or part of a pipeline for the transportation of oil but does not include an entity under the jurisdiction of the Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for in-field flow-lines and gathering lines;

(3) Reclamation means restoration of the areas through which a pipeline is constructed as close as reasonably practicable to the condition, contour, and vegetation that existed prior to construction; and

(4) Reclamation costs include, but are not limited to, the costs of restoration of real and personal property, the costs of restoration of natural resources, the costs of rehabilitation of habitat or wildlife, and the costs of revegetation.

Source:Laws 2011, LB629, ยง 2.