Fracking Litigation Update

It’s about time for a review of the latest court cases involving fracking. We’ve written previously about two successful cases in Texas, and today we discuss two Texas cases that turned out differently. We also discuss an interesting case in Colorado that was dismissed, and some of the overall […]

Contaminated Properties, Trespass, and Underground Rents

Purpose – This paper seeks to extend the literature on property damage assessment by incorporating the right of exclusion as a compensable component to damages. The paper aims to go on to illustrate methodologies to estimate as a rent this damage component.Design/methodology/approach – The authors develop a conceptual framework from which […]