Geothermal Laws and Standards
Here you can find lists of U.S. federal geothermal laws and statutes under mineral, lands, and mining; conservation; and public health and welfare. You'll also find U.S. geothermal standards covering terminology, thermal performance specifications, testing of seal materials, and sampling for chemical analysis.
Mineral Lands and Mining
Public Health and Welfare
U.S. Geothermal Standards
The following documents are available from the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Most geothermal standards fall under the jurisdiction of the ASTM Committee E44 on Solar, Geothermal and Other Alternative Energy Sources.
Geothermal Field Development
Other Laws and Standards
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