The Limits of Liability in Promoting Safe Geologic Sequestration of CO2

Duke Environmental Law Journal (2013, v22 n1) / by David E. Adelman and Ian J. Duncan

[From a Climate Wire article by Christa Marshall, sub. req’d]  The federal government should established a “two-tiered” system outlining who would be responsible in future cases of water contamination and leakage associated with the underground storage of carbon dioxide, according to a new paper.

The problem is not that the risks of problems from underground storage of CO2 are actually high or worrisome, the authors say. Rather, it is a challenge of public perception and investment…


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