Pore Space Rights – U.S. Overview

25th May 2022

Sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2) in subsurface geological formations in the United States presents a unique property law issue; pore space ownership.

This brief, authored by Ruth Ivory-Moore, Policy and Advocacy Manager for the Americas, summarizes the issue of pore space ownership within the U.S., and provides a brief overview of the current state of property right laws related to pore space ownership in nineteen different states.


Download the full brief below. 



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Pore Space Rights – U.S. Overview


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