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Title: Geothermal energy and the law. I. The Federal Lands Management Program

Abstract

A broad range of problems in the legal and institutional environment which hampers the development of the geothermal industry is discussed. The topics include: the development of geothermal energy; pre-leasing procedures--public vs. private assessment; exploratory permits and related strategies; the rate of geothermal leasing-past and future; compensation strategies; lessee qualifications; lands available for leasing; noncompensatory lease terms; ongoing leasehold and production requirements; problems of ''secondary'' geothermal uses; and water law conflicts. (LBS)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USA). Law Center
OSTI Identifier:
7318059
Report Number(s):
NSF-RA-S-75-050
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; LEGAL ASPECTS; GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES; LAND LEASING; PUBLIC LANDS; MANAGEMENT; AVAILABILITY; COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS; INDUSTRY; LAWS; PUBLIC UTILITIES; USES; WATER RIGHTS; ENERGY; ENERGY SOURCES; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; LEASING; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; RESOURCES; WATER; Geothermal Legacy; 150400* - Geothermal Energy- Legislation & Regulations; 299002 - Energy Planning & Policy- Geothermal- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Stone, C D, and McNamara, J. Geothermal energy and the law. I. The Federal Lands Management Program. United States: N. p., 1975. Web. doi:10.2172/7318059.
Stone, C D, & McNamara, J. Geothermal energy and the law. I. The Federal Lands Management Program. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/7318059
Stone, C D, and McNamara, J. Tue . "Geothermal energy and the law. I. The Federal Lands Management Program". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/7318059. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/7318059.
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title = {Geothermal energy and the law. I. The Federal Lands Management Program},
author = {Stone, C D and McNamara, J},
abstractNote = {A broad range of problems in the legal and institutional environment which hampers the development of the geothermal industry is discussed. The topics include: the development of geothermal energy; pre-leasing procedures--public vs. private assessment; exploratory permits and related strategies; the rate of geothermal leasing-past and future; compensation strategies; lessee qualifications; lands available for leasing; noncompensatory lease terms; ongoing leasehold and production requirements; problems of ''secondary'' geothermal uses; and water law conflicts. (LBS)},
doi = {10.2172/7318059},
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place = {United States},
year = {1975},
month = {9}
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