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Curtailment First: Why Climate Change And The Energy Industry Suggest A New Allocation Paradigm Is Needed For Water Utilized In Hydraulic Fracturing, Victor Flatt, Heather Payne Mar 2014

Curtailment First: Why Climate Change And The Energy Industry Suggest A New Allocation Paradigm Is Needed For Water Utilized In Hydraulic Fracturing, Victor Flatt, Heather Payne

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Insurance At The Energy-Water Nexus, Donald T. Hornstein Mar 2014

Insurance At The Energy-Water Nexus, Donald T. Hornstein

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Hydraulic Fracturing And The Baseline Testing Of Groundwater, Keith B. Hall Mar 2014

Hydraulic Fracturing And The Baseline Testing Of Groundwater, Keith B. Hall

University of Richmond Law Review

This article discusses some of the legal and practical issues relating to baseline testing of groundwater and the rules designed to encourage or require such testing. Part I of the article discusses basic background material why this issue is important, what fracturing is and why it is used, the basic types of fracturing, why it can be challenging to determine the cause of alleged contamination, and why baseline testing might help. Part II examines different approaches to increasing the use of baseline testing, including regulations that require such testing and legislation that creates presumptions that provide incentives to conduct such ...