Easy Money, Hidden Costs: Applying Precautionary Economic Analysis To Coalbed Methane In The Powder River Basin.

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Joshua Skov and Nancy Myers, Science and Environmental Health Network. Free access to groundwater resources for coal risks is depleting the scarcest resource in the West (water) to produce subsidized gas. Since groundwater is a common resource crossing many property lines, there is little logic for allowing free extraction of this resource.