Induced Earthquake Bibliography

Legal References related to Induced Earthquakes

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  1. Virgil Peter Cline, "Geothermal Resources in Colorado--The Prospects and the Web of Laws," The Colorado Lawyer 1006 (June 1979)

  2. A.H. Coogan, "Sources of Liability for Geologic Hazards," 63 AAPG Bull. 434 (1979)

  3. Crowther v. Seaborg (Plowshare Nuclear Tests) 415 F.2d 437 10th Cir. (1969)

  4. Darlene A. Cypser, Colorado Law and Induced Seismicity (1998)

  5. Darlene A. Cypser & Scott D. Davis, "Induced Seismicity and the Potential for Liability under U.S. Law," 289 Tectonophysics 239 (1998)

  6. Darlene A. Cypser & Scott D. Davis, "Induced Seismicity and the Potential for Liability under American Law," [abstract] Abstracts of the General Assembly of the International Union for Geodesy and Geophysics at Boulder Colorado (1995)

  7. Darlene A. Cypser & Scott D. Davis, "Liability for Induced Earthquakes," 9 Jour. Environmental Law & Litigation 551 (1994)

  8. Jennele Morris, "Subsidence: An Emerging Area of Law," 22 Arizona L. Rev. 891 (1980).

  9. Gardner M. Reynolds, "Liability of Consultants in Dam Investigations," Responsibility and Liability of Public and Private Interests in Dams, American Soc. of Civil Engineers, New York (1975).

  10. Emery Gullickson Richards, "Finding Fault: Induced Earthquake Liability and Regulation," 40 Columbia Journal of Environmental Law Field Reports (April 2015)
  11. T.C. Smith, "Natural Hazards Liability--A California Supreme Court Ruling," California Geology 66 (1982).

  12. Ronald W. Tank, Legal Aspects of Geology, Plenum Press, New York (1983)

  13. Frank J. Trelease, "Liability for Harm from Underground Waste Disposal," Underground Waste Management and Environmental Implications, American Assoc. Pet. Geol. Memoir 18, 369 (1972)

  14. Peter F. Windrem & Gary L. Marr, "Environmental Problems and Geothermal Permitting," 14 Nat. Res. Law. 675, 683 (1982).

  15. William R. Walker & William E. Cox, Deep Well Injection of Industrial Wastes: Government Controls and Legal Constraints, Virginia Water Resource Research Center (1976).

    Compiled by Darlene Cypser
    Last update: 5/18/2015