Kanter

Oil and Gas Permitting

An application was received by the department on July 8, 2015, from Kanter Real Estate, LLC, to drill an exploratory oil and gas well in Broward County.

The application can be viewed here.

The department issued a Request for Additional Information on Aug. 6, 2015.

As part its initial completeness review process, the department sent copies of the Kanter oil and gas application to the DEP Southeast District Office, DEP’s Division of State Lands, the South Florida Water Management District, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Department of State’s Division of Historical Resources and Broward County.

A copy of the RAI and comments submitted from these agencies is available here.

The applicant submitted a response to the RAI on Oct. 16, 2015.

The department issued a second RAI on Nov. 16, 2015.

A copy of the second RAI and further comments from reviewing agencies is available here.

The applicant submitted a response to the second RAI on May 23, 2016.

The department issued a third RAI on June 22, 2016.

A copy of the third RAI and further comments from reviewing agencies is available here.

The applicant submitted a response to the third RAI on Aug. 17, 2016.

The department issued a Notice of Denial on Nov. 16, 2016.

Additional documents associated with this file are available here.

Public Comment

Public comment was considered throughout this process up until the department took final agency action.

Public comments received can be found below.

  • July 2015 comments can be found here.
  • August 2015 comments can be found here.
  • September 2015 comments can be found here.
  • October 2015 comments can be found here.
  • No new comments received November 2015 – to date.

Information on the oil and gas permitting process can be accessed here.

Environmental Resource Permitting

An ERP application was received by the department on July 9, 2015, from Kanter Real Estate, LLC, for activities related to the construction of an oil well pad and associated stormwater management system to serve a proposed oil well facility and associated works in Broward County.

The application can be viewed here.

The department issued a Request for Additional Information on Aug. 7, 2015.

As part of its initial completeness review process, the department sent copies of the Kanter ERP application to The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the South Florida Water Management District, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Department of State’s Division of Historical Resources, the Department of Economic Opportunity and Broward County.

A copy of the RAI and comments submitted from these agencies is available here.

The applicant submitted a response to the RAI from the department on Nov. 3, 2015.

The department issued a second RAI on Dec. 3, 2015.

A copy of the second RAI is available here.

The applicant submitted a response to the second RAI on May 23, 2016.

The department issued a third RAI on June 22, 2016.

A copy of the third RAI is available here.

The applicant submitted a response to the third RAI on Aug. 17, 2016.

The department issued a Notice of Denial on Nov. 16, 2016.

Additional documents associated with this file are available here.

Public Comment

Public comment was considered throughout this process up until the department took final agency action.

Public comments received can be found below.

  • No comments received in July 2015.
  • August 2015 comments can be found here.
  • September 2015 comments can be found here.
  • October 2015 comments can be found here.
  • No new comments received November 2015 – to date.

Information on the ERP process can be accessed here.

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