07 Aug '11, 12pm

CO2 Sequestration: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a rule to advance the use of carbon capture...

CO2 Sequestration: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a rule to advance the use of carbon capture...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a rule to advance the use of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies, while protecting American health and the environment. CCS technologies allow carbon dioxide (CO2) to be captured at stationary sources - like coal-fired power plants and large industrial operations - and injected underground for long-term storage in a process called geologic sequestration. The proposal is consistent with recommendations made by President Obama’s interagency task force on CO2 sequestration and helps create a consistent national framework to ensure the safe and effective deployment of technologies that will help position the United States as a leader in the global clean energy race. Today’s proposal will exclude from EPA’s hazardous waste regulations CO2 streams that are injected for geologic sequestration in wells designated fo...

Full article: http://www.enn.com/environmental_policy/article/43039

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environmentalhealthnews.org 07 Aug '11, 4pm

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realclimate.org 04 Aug '11, 12pm

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environmentalleader.com 04 Aug '11, 2pm

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