Injection Wells

Central Utah Anchors State's Coal Mining Industry

¬†Ed. note: This is a new weekly column by Elie Mystal, Managing Editor of Above the Law Redline. This space will focus on the laws that exist, should exist, and should be put out of their misery. OVER-REGULATED Gag Orders: Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is under criminal indictment for his role in the death… Keep reading →

California's Fertile Central Valley Suffers From Statewide Drought

How far below the ground surface do property rights extend? This question is being addressed in Texas Supreme Court and could result in the emergence of a new field of law. The case involves contamination from an oil and gas wastewater injection well that appears to have migrated onto adjacent farmland, according to a New… Keep reading →