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Books

The Law and Regulation of Mining: Minerals to Energy. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2010. 814 p. (with Barlow Burke).

Cases and Materials on Mineral Law. St. Paul: West Pub. Co., 1994. 765 p. (with B. Burke and C. Fox)

Waters and Water Rights. 1991 ed. Charlottesville, Va.: Michie, 1991. 7 vols. (editor-in-chief to 2007) (originally author of 7 chapters and co-author of 6 chapters, with annual updates; currently author of 3 chapters and co-author of 4 chapters, with annual updates).

Waters and Water Rights: Water Pollution and Water Quality: Legal Control, v. 3, 3d ed. Charlottesville, Va.: Michie, 1988. 649 p. (with C. Peter Goplerud) (Annual supplements published 1989–1990).

Illinois Natural Resources Law. St. Paul: Butterworth, 1985. 451 p. (Annual supplements published 1987–1990).

Waters and Water Rights: Water Pollution and Water Quality: Legal Controls, v.3. 2d ed. Indianapolis, Ind.: Allen Smith Co., 1984. 417 p. (with C. Peter Goplerud) (Annual supplements published 1985–1987).

CHAPTERS

"Impacts of Federal Court Decisions on the Administration and Implementation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act," in U. Desai, ed., Moving the Earth: Cooperative Federalism and Implementation of the Surface Mining Act 105-130 (Greenwood Press, 1993).

"Legal and Regulatory Framework," in Surface Coal Mining Effects on Ground Water Recharge 7-23 (National Academy Press, 1990).

"Assessment of the Role of the Social Sciences in Water Planning and Management: Legal Systems and Their Impediments to Change," in The Role of Social and Behaviorial Sciences in Water Resources Planning and Management 238-250 (American Society of Civil Engineers, 1988).

"Coal Law Update," in 6 Eastern Mineral Law Institute 10-1 through 10-43 (Matthew Bender, 1985).

"Integrating Mineral Interests Into First Year Property," inTeaching Law Manual II-1 through II-29 (Eastern Mineral Law Foundation, 1984).

"Obtaining Good Title 'From' the Inactive or Terminated Corporation," in 2 Eastern Mineral Law Foundation 19-1 through 19-45 (Matthew Bender, 1981).

"Agricultural Water Pollution Control Law," in 2 Agricultural Law 141-235 (J. Davidson, ed.) (Colorado Springs: Shepard's/McGraw-Hill, 1981). (Annual supplements published 1982–1988).

Surface Coal Mining Law and Wildlife in the Western United States," in 1 Ecology and Coal Resource Development 236-244 (M. Wali, ed.) (1979).

"The North Dakota Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Law," in Wali, Some Environmental Aspects of Strip Mining in North Dakota (North Dakota Geol. Survey, 1973) at pp. 109-118.

"The Law of Drainage," in Clark, ed., Waters and Water Rights(1972) at pp. 475-648 (Supplement published in 1978).

PROCEEDINGS

"Review of Illinois Mine Subsidence Law," in 1981Proceedings of the Illinois Mining Institute 41-50 (1982).

"Forestry, Non-Point Sources of Pollution, and 208 Planning: Legal Considerations," in "208" Symposium: Non-Point Sources of Pollution from Forested Land 319-329 (1977).

"Ownership Rights in Water--A North Dakota View," in Water: The Key to More Food and Energy, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual North Dakota State Water Conference, April 9-10, 1975, at pp. 26-31 (1975).

REPORTS

Illinois Water Resource Protection, Conservation, and Management Act. Report submitted to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, May 23, 2003. 96p. App. 82p.

Illinois Water-Related Acts: Identified and Classified—Final Report. Report submitted to Office of Water Resources, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, November 2000. 50 p.

Assessment of Illinois Water Quantity Law: Final Report. Carbondale, Ill.: Planning & Management Consultants, Ltd., 1996. 86 p. (with others).

"Limits on State Power to Manage Water Resources," Universities Council on Water Resources, Water Resources Update No. 105 (Autumn 1996) [issue editor and author of Introduction, pp. 1-3].

"Illinois Tax Titles," in 11 Eastern Mineral Law Foundation 5-19--5-25 (Appendix 5 IL) (1990) (with P. Ryan).

"Mineral Interest Lapse Statute Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court." 82-2 Southern Illinois University Coal Policy Review Series 1-5 (1982).

"U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Indian Tribe's Power to Place Severance Tax on Minerals Underlying Indian Reservation Lands." 82-1 Southern Illinois University Coal Policy Review Series 1-4 (1982).

"Montana's Coal Severance Tax Survives Constitutional Challenge." 81-2 Southern Illinois University Coal Policy Review Series 1-5 (1981) (with C. Runyon).

"U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Mine Inspection Conducted Without Search Warrant." 81-1 Southern Illinois University Coal Policy Review Series 1-3 (1981) (with D. Basler-Pieper).

"Analysis of Constitutional Challenges to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977." 81-1 Southern Illinois University Coal Policy Review Series 1-9 (1981) (with J. Carlson).

"Legal Aspects of Creating Weather Modifications Authorities." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 37, 1-5 (May 1978) (with J. Johnson and L. Schloesser).

"How the North Dakota Farmer/Rancher Acquires Water Rights." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 36, 1-5 (May 1978) (with J. Johnson and L. Schloesser).

"How the North Dakota Farmer/Rancher Acquires Water Rights." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 25, 1-5 (1976) (with J. Johnson and C. Sillers).

"Coal Leasing Practices and Surface Owner Protection Acts." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 24, 1-7 (1976) (with J. Johnson and R. Greenwood).

"National Grasslands: Farmers/Ranchers Rights Under Federal Government Grazing Permits." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 22, 1-4 (1976) (with J. Johnson and C. LaGrave).

"An Introduction to Easements." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 19, 107 (1975) (with J. Johnson and C. LaGrave).

"The North Dakota Farmer/Rancher Looks at Severed Mineral Rights." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 18, 1-7 (1975) (with J. Johnson and C. Sillers).

"Weather Modification Authorities." North Dakota State University Extension Service "Are" Series No. 2, 1-8 (May 1974) (with J. Johnson).

"Legal Aspects of Coal Leasing and Sales, and Strip Mining Reclamation in North Dakota." North Dakota State University Extention Bulletin No. 22, 1-8 (December 1973).

"North Dakota Noxious Weeds Law and Regulations." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 12, 1-6 (1973) (with T. Andrews and J. Johnson).

"Wildlife and the North Dakota Farmer." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 8, 1-6 (September 1972) (with J. Johnson and R. Williams).

"Family Estate Planning." North Dakota Extension Bulletin No. 19, 1-22 (November 1972) (with J. Johnson).

"Farm Fence Laws." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 7, 1-6 (September 1972) (with L. Quast and J. Johnson).

"Condemnation of Farmland for Highways." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 6, 1-7 (July 1971) (with R. Gross and J. Johnson).

"Drainage Law in North Dakota." North Dakota State University Ag. Econ. Misc. Rep. No. 5, 1-6 (April 1971) (with W. Sherman and J. Johnson).

"The Uniform Commercial Code and the North Dakota Farmer." North Dakota State University Ag. Ex. Stat. Bull. No. 480, 1-24 (July 1969) (with S. Currie, J. Johnson, and R. Schneider).

"Incorporating the Family Farm Business." University of Minnesota Agric. Exp. Station Bull. No. 461, 1-36 (June 1962) (with P. Raup).

ARTICLES

"Water Resources and Oil and Gas Development: A Survey of North Dakota Law." 87 North Dakota Law Review 507-533 (2011).

"Municipal Water Priorities/Preferences in Times of Scarcity: The Impact of Urban Demand on Natural Resource Industries." 56 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute 7-1–7-34 (2010).

"Current Water Issues in Oil and Gas Development and Production: Will Water Control What Energy We Have?" 49Washburn Law Journal 423-455 (2010).

"Reclamation During and After Mining." 24 Journal of Land, Resources, & Environmental Law 333-336 (2004).

"Water and Coal Mining in Appalachia: Applying the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 and the Clean Water Act." 106 West Virginia Law Review 629-707 (2004).

"Use Preferences for Water." 76 North Dakota Law Review753-784 (2000).

"The Regulated Riparian Model Water Code: Blueprint for Twenty First Century Water Management." 25 William and Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review 113-168 (2000).

"Reflections on the Occasion of Doug Grant's Departing Idaho." 35 Idaho Law Review 424-427 (1999).

"The Current Effort in Congress to Amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA)." 8 Fordham Environmental Law Journal 607-629 (1997).

"Protecting the Public Interest or Surface Owners from Their Own Folly?: A Close Look at 'Preventing' Subsidence Under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA)." 21 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 391-444 (1997).

"The Federal Role Under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) on Nonfederal Lands After State Primacy." 31 Tulsa Law Journal 677-729 (1996).

"Setting the Course for the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977." 10 Natural Resources & Environment 24-28, 74-76 (Fall 1995).

"The Movement in the United States to Restoration and Creation of Wetlands." 34 Natural Resources Journal 783-824 (1994).

"Survey of Illinois Law: Natural Resources." 18 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 927-948 (1994).

"Shutting-In: For What Reasons and For How Long?" 33Washburn Law Journal 749-785 (1994).

"Survey of Illinois Law: Natural Resources." 16 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 953-973 (1992).

"Natural Resources Law." 13 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 653-681 (1989).

"Natural Resources Law." 11 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 885-914 (1987).

"Recent Illinois Court Decisions on Coal Mine Subsidence." 8Mineral Matters 1-2 (October 1986).

"Illinois Coal Mine Subsidence Law Updated." 1985 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 379-434 (1986).

"The Acid Precipitation Debate: A Summary of Legal Perspectives." 6 Mineral Matters 1-2 (No. 3, May 1984) (with J. Benham).

"Illinois and Federal Legislation on Coal Mine Subsidence." 3Mineral Matters (No. 2, May 1981).

"The Illinois Common Law on Coal Mine Subsidence." 3Mineral Matters (No. l, March 1981).

"The Evolution of Illinois's Surface Coal Mine Reclamation Law From Its Beginnings Up to the Take-Over By the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977." 1981Southern Illinois University Law Journal 139-224 (1981).

"Illinois Coal Mine Subsidence Law." 29 DePaul Law Review383-441 (1980) (with Sharon Sigwerth).

"Surface Coal Mining Law in the Western United States: How Does It Provide for Wildlife?" 54 North Dakota Law Review337-364 (1978).

"Surface Owner Consent Laws: The Agricultural Enterprise Versus Surface Mining for Coal." 1977 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 303-325 (1977).

"North Dakota's Historic Preservation Law." 53 North Dakota Law Review 177-195 (1976).

"North Dakota Water Law: The Permit System." 44 North Dakota Quarterly 72-85 (Autumn 1976).

"'And Other Minerals' As Interpreted by the North Dakota Supreme Court." 52 North Dakota Law Review 633-645 (1976).

"The Legal Status of Pigeons in North Dakota." 3 Contact 103 (No. 9, September 1975).

"The Nature and Extent of Rights in Water in North Dakota." 51 North Dakota Law Review 249-314 (1974) (with J. Hart).

"North Dakota Weed Control Law." 50 North Dakota Law Review 421-436 (1974).

"Two Changes to the Game and Fish Laws by the 1973 North Dakota Legislative Assembly." North Dakota Outdoors 19-20 (April 1974).

"The Recent North Dakota Supreme Court Decision on Strip Mining." North Dakota Outdoors 20-21 (March 1974).

"Our New Abandoned Vehicle Law." North Dakota Outdoors19 (February 1974).

"The North Dakota Strip-Mine Control and Reclamation Law."North Dakota Outdoors 13-14 (December l973).

"October, 1972: Congress and the Environment." 1 Contact l (No. 6, May 1973).

"A Survey of North Dakota Environmental Law." 49 North Dakota Law Review 1-33 (1972).

"Water Management Districts in North Dakota." 48 North Dakota Law Review 361-385 (1972) (with E. Kent Ayers).

"Enforcement of North Dakota Environmental Laws and Regulations." 3 The Prairie Naturalist 49-50 (1971).

"Drainage Law in North Dakota: An Overview." 47 North Dakota Law Review 471-513 (1971) (with B. Bohlman).

"Hughes v. Washington: Some Federal Common Law in the Real Property Area." 47 North Dakota Law Review 77-98 (1970).

"Odegard vs. Craig: A Comment." 46 North Dakota Law Review385-388 (1970).

"An Institutional Overview of the North Dakota State Water Conservation Commission: Its Operation and Setting." 46North Dakota Law Review 31-82 (1969) (with D. Bard).

"Pesticides and the Law." 37 North Dakota Quarterly 49-64 (1969).

"Irrigation in North Dakota Through Garrison Diversion: An Institutional Overview." 44 North Dakota Law Review 465-489 (1968) (with R. Newgren).

"Government Refilling of Lakes and Ponds and the Artificial Maintenance of Water Levels: Must Just Compensation Be Paid to Abutting Landowners? 46 Texas Law Review 180-212 (1967).

"The Wandering Missouri River: A Study in Accretion Law." 43 North Dakota Law Review 429-466 (1967).

"The 1965 Maine Municipal Industrial and Recreational Obligations Act." 18 Maine Law Review 25-57 (1966).

"Boundary Litigation and Legislation in North Dakota." 41North Dakota Law Review 424-474 (1965).

"What About Family Farm Incorporation?" Minnesota Farm Business Notes 1-4 (April 1960) (with P. Raup and H. Routhe).

"Incorporating the Farm Business: Part I." 43 Minnesota Law Review 305-326 (1958) (student work).

"Recent Case." 42 Minnesota Law Review 1174-1179 (1958) (student work).

"Recent Case." 42 Minnesota Law Review 301-305 (1957) (student work).

BOOK REVIEWS

Review of River of Promise, River of Peril: The Politics of Managing the Missouri River by J.E. Thorson. 1 Great Plains Natural Resources Journal 477-491 (1996).

Review of Should Trees Have Standing? by C. Stone. 51 North Dakota Law Review 549-552 (1974).

Review of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by V. DeLoria. 48 North Dakota Law Review 742-748 (1972).

Review of A Wilderness Bill of Rights by W.O. Douglas. 7Natural Resources Journal 456-462 (1967).

Review of Public Regulation of the Religious Use of Land: A Detailed and Critical Analysis of a Hundred Court Cases by J. Curry. 42 North Dakota Law Review 62-69 (1965).

Review of Law and Land, Anglo-American Planning Practiceby C. Haar. 14 DePaul Law Review 227-230 (1964).

Review of The Law of Subdivisions by E.C. Yokley. 33Fordham Law Review 129-132 (1964).

Review of Copyhold, Equity and the Common Law by C. Gray. 16 Maine Law Review 243-248 (1964).