No Payment for Landslide Damaged Home
May 6, 2013 | StatesmanJournal.com
Homeowners in Oregon unsuccessfully tried to collect damages from their insurance company and their county after a landslide ruined their hillside home.
US Route 441 Landslide (NC)
January 27, 2013 | The Landslide Blog
Dave Petley has several photos and a description of the large landslide that severely damaged US Route 441 (Newfound Gap Road) in North Carolina.
Should Royalty Owners Be Paid for Flared Gas?
February 4, 2014 | NPR
An energy company leases your land and starts drilling a well. The well starts flowing oil and natural gas. The oil can be collected and hauled away in trucks but dealing with the natural gas when there is no nearby pipeline is a nuisance. So instead of shutting the well in and waiting on pipeline the energy company decides to flare the gas and sell the oil. That wastes gas that the royalty owner might have been paid for.
Natural gas is being flared from so many places on this planet that you can see it from space.