It's an interesting read............ includes things like -
How to protect government from liability
Legal dangers for the state in permitting CO2 sequestration projects
If the state approves a CO2 sequestration project and it leaks into the neighboring property - that property owner could bring a large-scale suit against the state and business owner......
Building legal framework to protect THE STATE
“We have to consider how this would affect surface owners,” Webster said. “In other words, if they own the land, the mineral rights are asserted for someone else that they have no legal right to. Do we inadvertently impose liability on them?”
“When I talk about landowners, I think industry shares those same concerns,” Webster said. She said no one wants unfunded liabilities 30 years down the road.
“It is the unknown that is causing people to pause,” she said.
Discussion about some industries want more assurances about liabilities - suggestions include the state taking on liability or creating a superfund"
"Issues surrounding CO2 storage are similar to the debate over nuclear waste storage"
The need for a bill to clarify the ownership of pore space under land and water.