Unstable ground: landslide policy in the United States

R. B. Olshansky, J. D. Rogers

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Abstract

This comment reviews the physical and legal scope of the landslide problem in the United States, presents strategies for reducing landslide damage and equitably allocating liability, and recommends that a multifaceted, coordinated approach to landslide-damage reduction be adopted. The article concludes with a discussion of probable legal issues that may be raised by the proposal. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)939-1006
Number of pages68
JournalEcology Law Quarterly
Volume13
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
  • Law

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