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Shattered Nerves: Addressing Induced Seismicity Through the Law of Nuisance

ELR Article

The number of earthquakes felt in the central and eastern United States has increased dramatically; the scientific consensus is that injection of oil and gas wastewater fluids is the most likely culprit. Regulations and voluntary...

H.R. 4674, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Ladra v. New Dominion, LLC

ELR Case

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma held that a woman injured in a 2011 earthquake may go forward with her suit against two energy companies for allegedly causing the quake due to hydraulic fracturing operations. A lower court dismissed the...

H. Res. 235, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Oakland Heritage v. City of Oakland

ELR Case

A California appellate court held that a city's revised environmental impact report (EIR) for a proposed...