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Citation Label: GEN450
Publication Name: Shattered Nerves: Addressing Induced Seismicity Through the Law of Nuisance
Publication Type: Report
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Author Name: Sattlerlee, Lucas C.
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Publication Year: 2016
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Local Source File: GEN450_NuisanceLaw&InducedSeismicity.pdf
Annotation: This article investigates longstanding common law tort theories and explores whether and to what extent a nuisance framework can be applied to induced seismicity. Utilizing the law of nuisance to address induced seismicity is a novel concept, but the same basic rules used to assess liability when other human activities cause the earth to vibrate should apply.
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