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The liability of carbon dioxide storage

1st February 2007

Topic(s): Carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS), Liability

This is a lengthy and detailed thesis including an introduction to both CCS and liability in the US, followed by a dissection of the different types of liability which may be relevant in this context including liability for induced seismicity, groundwater contamination, damage to human health or environment. Draws comparisons with liability for similar operations such as acid gas injection, natural gas storage and enhanced oil recovery using case studies. Concludes with 'lessons learned' and proposed liability scheme.

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